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Electronic Filing Information

Corporation Income Tax

Kentucky estimated payments may be made by EFT for Corporation Income Tax only.  Should you have any questions, contact the Department of Revenue at (502) 564.6020.

Kentucky is in the process of adding the Form 720 and its supporting forms and schedules to the Fed/State electronic filing program in tax year 2013.  Watch our website for further details and check with your software provider to see if the Form 720 is supported through the software for electronic filing.

Click on the Business bar to the left for up-to-date information regarding corporate income tax.

Individual Income Tax

The Department of Revenue joined with the Internal Revenue Service to offer electronic filing of federal and state individual income tax returns.  The Federal/State Electronic Filing Program allows taxpayers to file both their federal and state returns electronically through their tax preparer.  This program is an effort to provide “one-stop shopping” for all tax preparation and filing.  Taxpayers, tax practitioners and the Department of Revenue benefit from electronic filing.

Tax Year 2014:  Publication 1345 - Handbook for Electronic Filers of Individual Income Tax Returns - TY2014 [PDF 384K] (Posted 09-29-2014) 

Tax Year 2013:  Effective July 5, 2013 the Form 740-NP and corresponding forms/schedules are accepted electronically through the Federal/State Modernized eFile (MeF) program.  The Form 740-NP is the Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return for Nonresident and Part-Year Residents.  Please check with your software company to determine what forms are supported.

Additional information for tax year 2013 can be found in the Publication 1345 - Handbook for Electronic Filers of Individual Income Tax Returns[PDF - 182K] (Revised 10-30-2013)

Frequently Asked Questions - Individual Income Tax

Tax Year 2012:   Individual Income Tax Electronic Filing FAQs [PDF - 226KB] (Posted 01-30-2013) 

Click on the Individual bar to the left for up-to-date information regarding individual income tax.

Sales and Use Tax

The Department of Revenue offers KY E-Tax, an electronic filing/payment system for registered business taxpayers. KY E-Tax allows for electronic filing of returns and submission of payments for Sales Tax.

Withholding Tax

Department of Revenue allows employers to submit wage and tax information via the internet as an alternative method of submitting the Report of Employees Annual Wage and Tax Information. This method is offered at no cost to the employer. Regulation 103 KAR 18:050, requires employers doing business in Kentucky with 100 or more employees to magnetically or electronically report annual wage and tax information. Submission of Wage and Tax information must be filed on or before January 31.

Department of Revenue will assign a personal identification number (PIN) when the employer declares an intention to send annual wage and tax reports to Department of Revenue via the Web.  To register, use the Authorization to Submit Employees Annual Wage Statements Via DOR Web Site - Form 42A808.

Filers who registered to use the FTP software from previous years are already registered to use the web site. The PIN doesn't change. If you have forgotten your PIN number, send an email. The FTP software previously used will no longer work for any tax year.

If you have already registered and are ready to transfer your withholding information, go to E-file and Payment Options in the top right hand corner of most of the pages within the DOR webpage.

For More information, download Specifications for Electronic Submission of Wage & Tax Information (1242K)

If you want more information on how to get started with the web site, contact the Withholding Tax Section by e-mail, phone (502) 564-7287, fax (502) 564-3685, or by mail at Department of Revenue , P.O. Box 181, Station 57, Frankfort, KY 40602-0181.


Last Updated 9/29/2014
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