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City property tax payments due by Oct. 15

Covington keeps rate the same 5th year in row   COVINGTON, Ky. – Property tax bills for the 2021 calendar year will be sent to Covington residents next week and payment is due by midnight Oct. 15.   Residents have five different ways to pay: Online: HERE. ...

Property tax rate will stay the same

Covington’s property tax rate will remain the same for the fifth year in a row.   City freezes assessment for 5th year in a row   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s property tax rates for calendar year 2021 will remain the same for the fifth year in a row. &...

Combined trash, storm water bill in the mail

Payment is due April 30; homeowners can also go online   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s Finance Department is mailing a bill to residents today that combines annual fees related to trash collection and storm water service.   Payment is due by April 30.   That’s the qui...

City Hall lobby reopening Monday

Public can conduct business at Finance window;  pandemic-related safety protocols in place   COVINGTON, Ky. – Residents and businesses will be able to pay their bills and conduct business in person starting Monday at the Finance Department’s window in the lobby of City Hall. &n...

Covington freezes property tax again

Covington’s property tax rate will remain the same for the fourth year in a row. Rate kept the same for 4th year in a row  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s property tax rates for calendar year 2020 will remain the same for the fourth year in a row.   The Covington City Commis...

For 27th time in 28 years, Covington earns top certificate for financial reporting

COVINGTON, Ky. - When investors, creditors, bankers, and leaders want to get a thorough look at a City’s finances, they look to its “caffer.”   The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or CAFR, is an extremely detailed book that - in the words of those who compile it - &ldqu...

Finance window closed until Monday

COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington Finance Department’s “front” window - where the public pays bills in person - is closed until Monday.   People can still pay bills online, through a user-friendly taxpayer portal, accessed directly HERE... by phone at (859...

Property tax timeline delayed by 2 weeks

Pandemic continues to cause disruption   COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington property owners will have two additional weeks to pay their property tax bills this year, thanks to COVID-19.   The City’s Finance Department will mail bills Oct. 1, and payment is due by Oct. 31. In typical years, t...

Budgeting in an ever-swirling environment

The closing of the massive IRS data-processing center late last year created both a financial hit and an opportunity. Pandemic, other pressures made complex task even more so  (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two releases on the City of Covington’s 2020-21 budget. This release...

Gov. Beshear signs pension relief bills

Covington’s employer contribution rates toward the pensions of its public employees have been increasing 12 percent year over year due to a state mandate. Sen. McDaniel’s ‘freeze’ saves Covington taxpayers $1MM   COVINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently sign...
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