Tax sale will be held on Wednesday, July 19th, in the clerk’s office at 9:00 a.m.
To make payment plan arrangements please contact the County Attorney’s Office:
That number is 502-875-8745
Download Third Party Purchaser Info Sheet
July 19th 2017: Third Party Purchasers may need to register with the Department of Revenue (DOR) prior to being able to participate in the annual Clerk’s sale. This is the latest date that can show on your DOR registration as the date you may begin purchasing certificates of delinquency in 2017 and be eligible to participate in our sale on July 19th,2017. Department of Revenue Registration information is provided.
July 10th, 2017: Last day to submit list of current certificates of delinquency the purchaser is interested in purchasing at the sale, if purchaser was properly registered by the July 5th, 2017 deadline. List must be prepared in order by tax bill number, lowest to highest.
July 5th, 2017: Last day for each third party purchaser to register with the county clerk to participate in clerk’s sale of priority or current year certificates of delinquency.
July 10th, 2017: Last day to submit list and payment of priority certificates of delinquency the purchaser intends to purchase. Payment should include 100% of the amount due for each certificate and the $28.00 lien assignment fee for each certificate listed.
July 14th, 2017: Last day to submit required deposit. Deposit is 25% of the total from the list of current certificates of delinquency submitted by July 10, 2017.
A registration form for our county can be found on this website
The annual sale will be a lottery, serpentine style, with rounds as follows:
Rounds 1-2: 1 Bill
Rounds 3-4: 5 Bills
Rounds 5 and above: Up to 10 Bills
The published notice of all current year certificates of delinquency will be advertised in The State Journal on June 18th, 2017. After publication of the advertisement, a listing of these certificates will also be available online at http://franklincounty.ky.gov/agencies/coclerk.htm The website address for this listing will also be included in the published ad on June 11th, 2017. Our office will not provide lists of available bills.
Copies of all lists of priority certificates shall be available, by request, no later than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the sale. However, once the priority certificates have been approved, a comprehensive listing will be available at http://franklincounty.ky.gov/agencies/coclerk.htm additionally, purchasers may make request by contacting our office at 502-875-8702.
Third party purchasers may also obtain delinquent tax information in our office during normal business hours. Our office hours are Monday 8:00-5:30 and Tuesday–Friday 8:00-4:30.
Questions pertaining to the annual sale process should be directed to Jeff Hancock at 502-875-8702