Property Taxes

Tax Rate

Bardstown City Schools Board of Education approved the tax rate of 83.7 cents per $100 valuation for real property on September 14, 2020. This tax rate includes .3 cents to recover prior-year exonerations and 84.7 cents for personal property. Motor vehicle tax remains unchanged at 53.1 cents. This is a decrease from last year.

Holiday Schedule

The BCS Board of Education Tax Office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

Labor Day — September 6, 2021 (Monday)
Thanksgiving — November 25-26, 2021 (Thursday – Friday)
Christmas Eve — December 24, 2021
New Years Eve — December 31, 2021 (Friday)
Martin Luther King, Jr — January 17, 2022 (Monday)
Memorial Day— May 30, 2022 (Monday

MAILING

Please mail TAX PAYMENTS ONLY to the following address:
Bardstown City Schools
308 N Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004

Please mail the bottom portion of statement with your payment to avoid delay of payment posting.

DROP OFF BOX

Payment drop box is available 24 hours a day and is located in the Tiger Alley parking lot adjacent to the Board of Education Office.

When using the dropbox please identify your payment with your bill number, property address and name on the account. Checks and money orders only. Please do not leave cash.

ONLINE

Taxpayers may pay school taxes online using a credit card. This option is available for current year taxes only. Online payments do have a convenience fee of $1.50 on payments of $60 or less and a 2.5% for payments of $60.01 or greater. BCS does not collect this fee. The link to pay online will only be available during the tax collection.

The Bardstown Independent School district will publish a full list of delinquent school taxes in the Kentucky Standard on Sunday, May 2, 2021. The list will contain the name, address, and tax amount due as of the publication date.

All delinquent tax information will be available on this page Monday, May 3, 2021.  

Unpaid tax claims as of 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2021 will be sold for cash.  All individuals wishing to participate in the sale must register with the office below between the dates of Wednesday, May 19, 2021 thru Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Please use this Tax Sale Registration Form to register for the sale. 
 
The 2020 Delinquent Property Tax Sale will be held at:
 
Bardstown Independent Board of Education
308 N. Fifth St. Bardstown, KY 40004
Friday, June 4, 2021
10:00 a.m.
 
Below you’ll find a full directory of delinquent taxes. This directory does not include the current property year. Click here to view our Previous Years Delinquent Taxes Directory. 

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