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In-person unemployment services will be available beginning April 15 at locations across Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Cabinet Secretary Larry L. Roberts announced Tuesday in-person unemployment insurance (UI) services will open April 15 at more than a dozen regional Kentucky Career Centers (KCCs). KCC staff will be available for in-person assistance by appointment only. At 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, Kentuckians can begin scheduling Monday through Friday appointments at kcc.ky.gov. Openings...

Kentucky Department of Revenue sets maximum 2021-2022 homestead exemption at $40,500

The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has set the maximum homestead exemption on real estate owned by qualified individuals at $40,500 for the 2021 and 2022 tax periods. By statute, the amount of the homestead exemption is recalculated every two years to adjust for inflation. The 2021-2022 exemption reflects a $1,200 increase over the 2019–2020 exemption of $39,300. To qualify for the homestead...