Tax Rate Flow
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Election Center Contact

Physical Location:
Madison County Courthouse
1st Floor - Election Center
Richmond, KY 40475

Contact Numbers:
(Phone) 859-624-4703 Option 2
(Fax) 859-624-4954

Office Hours: M-F 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Tax Rate Flow


For Every Property Tax Dollar that you pay, a portion goes to the following Special Taxing Districts:

The Annual Property Tax Bills are mailed each year in October.  The chart below is just one example of the discounts/penalty fee schedule.  Tax Bills are paid in the Sheriff's office until April 15th annually. After that date all Property Tax Bills are considered delinquent and are sent to the Madison County Clerk’s Office for collection.  Hours of operation are 8am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.  The mailing address is Madison County Clerk, Po Box 1270, Richmond, Ky. 40476-1270


The following is an example of a tax bill.

Amount Due if:

2% Discount If Paid By: 11/01/2015


Face Amount If Paid By: 12/31/2015


5% Penalty If Paid By: 01/31/2016


21% Penalty If Paid By: 04/15/2016

(Includes Clerk Commission, Attorney Commission, and Sherriff Commission,

postage & advertisement)



After April 15th, all Delinquent Property Taxes are collected in the Madison County Clerk’s Office until the Annual Tax Sale. The Tax Sale is held in the month of August. In the month of July, all unpaid Delinquent Property Taxes are published in the local Richmond Register newspaper.  All unpaid delinquent property taxes are eligible to be purchased by third parties unless a payment plan has been arranged through the Madison County Attorney’s Office. The last date to establish a payment plan will be determined by the County Attorney.  If the tax bill is purchased by a third party, the property owner must contact the third party purchaser to pay the tax bill.



2014 kbarger profilev2A native of Richmond, Kentucky, Clerk Kenny Barger graduated from Madison Central High School and also attended Eastern Kentucky University.  Prior to his election in 2010, Clerk Kenny Barger worked in his family’s business, Barger’s Towing and Recovery, and as Manager at Mikron Industries, Inc., both located in Richmond, Kentucky. 

Current Term: 2015 - 2018
First Elected: 2010



Our Locations:

Richmond Location:

101 W Main Street

Richmond, KY 40475

Berea Location:

304 Chestnut Street

Berea, KY 40403

Hours of Operation for All Locations:

Mon. to Fri. 8am to 4:30pm