Property Tax

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is the primary property tax collector for state, metro, Louisville district, school, fire, and other special district taxes. We collect approximately 900 million dollars per year, from over 300 thousand taxpayers, for 13 different taxing jurisdictions.

Property Tax Payment Schedule

Date Detail
November 1st - December 1st Pay with 2% discount
December 2nd - January 2nd Pay at Face (Gross) Amount
January 3rd - February 5th Pay with 5% Penalty
February 6th - April 15th Pay with 10% Penalty and 10% Sheriff’s add-on fee

At the close of business day on April 15, all unpaid tax bills will be transferred to the Jefferson County Clerk for further collection proceedings. Additional costs, fees, and interest are added after this date and the bills may be subject to sale to a third-party.