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Kentucky Program Overview

Property Tax-Aide features the Homestead Exemption in Kentucky.

The information on this page is updated as new information becomes available by the relevant tax agencies.

Homestead Exemption

In Kentucky, homeowners who are least 65 years of age or who have been classified as totally disabled and meet other requirements are eligible to receive a homestead exemption. This exemption is applied against the assessed value of their home and their property tax liability is computed on the assessment remaining after deducting the exemption amount.


To apply, homeowners must be:
  • 65 years of age or older; or
  • Classified as totally disabled

Application Deadline

This application-affidavit must be submitted by December 31st of the year in which exemption is sought to the property valuation administrator of the county in which the residential unit is located.

Required Documentation

  • If the application is based upon the age of the homeowner, the property owner can provide proof of their age by presenting a birth certificate, driver’s license, passport or other approved documentation.
  • If the application is based on the disability of the homeowner, then the homeowner must have been classified as totally disabled under a program authorized or administered by an agency of the United States government or any retirement system located within or outside of Kentucky.
  • Homeowners applying based on disability must have been receiving payments pursuant to his or her disability for the entire assessment period.
The homeowner must apply annually to continue to receive the exemption based upon a total disability, unless:
  • They are a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and have a service connected disability;
  • They have been determined to be totally and permanently disabled under the rules of the Social Security Administration; or
  • They have been determined to be totally and permanently disabled under the rules of the Kentucky Retirement Systems.

Additional Information & Resources

Visit the Homestead Exemption webpage for more information

Contact your local Property Value Adm inistrator at Find My PVA.

Your Resources

Your state accepts digital and mailed applications

Application For Exemption Under The Homestead/Disability Amendment

Property Tax-Aide has independently selected the property tax relief programs featured on this website that we think are the most relevant and beneficial to older adults. It is not an exhaustive list of all property tax relief programs available in each state. Please consult your local tax agency for a comprehensive listing of property tax relief programs in your area.

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