State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Kentucky Department of Revenue
Sikitia Snow
E-Commerce Branch
501 High St, Station 22
Frankfort, KY - 40601-2103
Phone: 502-564-5370, option 2
Fax: 502-564-0230
Tax Refund Inquiries: 502-564-1600
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 10 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 10 returns (follows IRS electronic filing mandate)
Form for opting out of mandate : Form 8948-K is mailed with paper return
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : Yes
Estimate Payments : Yes
Extension : Yes
Additional Return Types : Single Member LLC returns can be e-filed for 2016 and later. Lexington/Fayette County, Louisville/Jefferson County, and Form OL-S Occupational License Fee returns cannot be e-filed.
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes, when filing resident Form 740. No, when filing part-year and nonresident Form 740-NP.
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : Yes
Signature Requirements : ERO retains 8879-K for 3 years, or completes federal Form 8879
Accepts eSignature : Yes
Supports PDF attachments : Yes
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year only. E-files from prior years are not supported.
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 2-3 weeks
Paper Return : 8-12 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See KY-1345 Handbook for Electronic Filers

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