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FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 12, 2021) Pursuant to Franklin Circuit Court’s October 8, 2021 Opinion and Order addressing a challenge to the constitutionality of HB 563, which, in part, established a tax credit for a limited pool of Kentuckians to pay for private school tuition, the Department of Revenue was ordered to cease administering the programs established by the bill.  Accordingly, the Department of Revenue shall not approve the creation or operation of any Account-Granting Organizations, the establishment of any Educational Opportunity Accounts, or grant any tax credits to fund such organizations and accounts under the legislation enacted in House Bill 563.  See KRS 141.500 et seq.  

The Department of Revenue will update its website to notify the public of any future changes based upon subsequent judicial decisions and/or legislative enactments.




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