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Mercer County - Powered by Inter County Energy Cooperative

131 N. Chiles Street, Suite 1
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
P: +1 859-734-2365

Tax Advantages

Our area has specific tax credits for certain types and sizes of new businesses and operations. Please contact the HMCIDA office for more information at (859) 734-0063.

Did You Know?

  • Mercer County has one of the lowest property tax rates in the state of Kentucky.

Data Name Value
State Tax Ranks (Kentucky)
Overall 34
Corporate Tax 28
Individual Income Tax 30
Sales Tax 13
Unemployment Insurance Tax 48
Property Tax 36
State Sales Tax Rates (Kentucky)
Sales Tax 6.000%
Are Localities Permitted to Define the Tax Base? No
State Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates (Kentucky)
Minimum 1.2100%
Maximum 10.2100%
Taxable Wage Base $10,200
Most Favorable Schedule - Minimum 0.0300%
Most Favorable Schedule - Maximum 9.0000%
Least Favorable Schedule - Minimum 1.0000%
Least Favorable Schedule - Maximum 10.0000%
State Property & Capital Stock Tax Rates (Kentucky)
Property Tax Collections Per Capita $732
Property Tax Collections - Percentage of Income 2.03%
Capital Stock Tax Rate None
Capital Stock Maximum Payment N/A
Payment Options for CST and CIT N/A
Real Estate Taxes
Median Real Estate Taxes Paid $1,094
State Income Tax Rates (Kentucky)
Corporate  
≥ $0 4.000%
≥ $50,000 5.000%
≥ $100,000 6.000%
Individual (Ordinary Income)  
≥ $0 2.000%
≥ $3,000 3.000%
≥ $4,000 4.000%
≥ $5,000 5.000%
≥ $8,000 5.800%
≥ $75,000 6.000%