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FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 14, 2021) — Each year, the Kentucky Department of Revenue calculates the individual standard deduction in accordance with KRS 141.081. After adjusting for inflation, the standard deduction for 2022 is $2,770, an increase of $80. This amount will be incorporated into 2022 tax forms and should be used for tax planning in the new year.

Information about the Kentucky individual income tax can be found at revenue.ky.gov.


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