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Occupational License Fees (Payroll Tax)
Payroll Tax
Contact
Michele Schommer
License Clerk

32 Wall St.
Winchester, KY  40392

Ph: (859) 744-1660
Fx: (859) 744-7450

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The City of Winchester has a 2.0% occupational license fee (effective October 1, 2010) on gross wages earned in the city. Employers are required to file either on a quarterly or monthly basis. If the quarterly occupational license fee is $300 or more, employers are required to file monthly. A return of license fee withheld must be filed with the payment. Also, an annual reconciliation must be filed by February 28th of the following year.

Federal Employees
Federal employees (US Postal Service and US Forest Service) are required to file their own occupational license fees annually. The US Postal Service and US Forest Service do not withhold the fee. The due date for annual filers is February 28th of the following year. A return of license fee withheld must be filed with the payment.

Payments can be mailed to:
City of Winchester
P.O. Box 4135
Winchester, KY 40392

Or delivered in person to:
Finance Department
City Hall
32 Wall St.
Winchester, KY

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Payments may also be placed in the drop box in front of City Hall.

The City of Winchester does not require a Gross Receipts or a Net Profits return.