To help guard against the growing threat of tax fraud and identity theft, the Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has taken additional steps that enhance the safety and security of processing taxpayers’ individual income tax returns, including an Identity Confirmation Quiz.
Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced the appointment of Beth Shields as state archivist and records administrator, and director of the Archives and Records Management Division at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) today. Shields has worked for KDLA for seven years.
On Feb. 15, the Department of Juvenile Justice will begin accepting applications for the Title II Formula Grants Program, which supports initiatives to keep low-level juvenile offenders out of the criminal justice system.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Cattle report today, showing little change in beef cow numbers, but a continued decline in milk cows in Kentucky.
Students from Greenwood High School in Warren County, St. Joseph Academy in Boone County, Warner Elementary in Jessamine County and Joe Harrison Carter Elementary in Monroe County took first place in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) 2016 Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest.
Today Attorney General Andy Beshear joined the director of his Office of Victims Advocacy, Gretchen Hunt, and 27 survivors of violent crime in the state Capitol Rotunda to announce the formation of a Survivors Council.
Continuing one of the Commonwealth’s most attractive postsecondary education opportunities, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year for students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. Interested students must apply by the Feb. 1 Continue reading KYTC offers scholarships for civil engineering students→
Communities thrive when they have a strong foundation made up of things like good schools and quality healthcare. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) empowered Kentucky to bring healthcare to half a million of our citizens, protect ourselves from harmful insurance practices and boost our economy.
Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between December 2015 and December 2016, but rose in Lyon County (6.3 percent in December 2015 to 6.6 percent in December 2016), according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Only Magoffin and Leslie counties had double-digit rates for December 2016. Continue reading Unemployment rates down in 119 Kentucky counties in December 2016→
Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced that Kentuckians who filed claims in the settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses will receive payment in February.
Today opens tax filing season for individual taxpayers with the Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR), the same date as the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Electronic filing is the most efficient method for filing returns.