Kentucky Adjusts Withholding Income Tax Rate

Nicolette Chasse
May 21, 2018

The Kentucky Department of Revenue has published the 2018 Withholding Tax Table and Formula. The table and formula are effective for Tax Years beginning January 1, 2018. Kentucky has enacted a new 5% flat tax rate for income withholding. As a result of this change, exemptions are not taken into account, only the standard deduction.


To read the Withholding Tax Tables and Formula in full, please follow the link


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Nicolette Chasse

Nicolette Chasse is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Her main areas of focus are Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) reporting under FATCA and CRS and 1099 Federal Withholding Reporting. Nicolette received her B.A. at Trinity College and her J.D. at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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