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KENTUCKY STATE ANNUAL INCOME TAX INFORMATION
(for students who received W-2 forms showing work done in 2010)
In addition to filing taxes with the federal government (IRS) for income earned from employment, an assistantship or bank interest, you need to file taxes for Kentucky State. These tax filings must be postmarked NO LATER THAN April 18, 2011.
Here are your options for successful filing:
Option 1: Our office recommends that you visit the Kentucky Revenue Taxpayer Service Center here in Bowling Green. Representatives there will provide you with the appropriate Kentucky Income Tax forms and help you fill them out. This is a free service. You MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT by PHONE, they DO NOT take walk-ins this year. You MUST bring a copy of your federal income tax return and any other important documents with you when you go.
Bowling Green Service Center
201 West Professional Park Court
Bowling Green, KY 42104-3278
|Phone: (270) 746-7470 (call to make appointment–no walk-ins)
Hours: 8:00 – 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
You may also contact the Kentucky Revenue Service for assistance at (502) 564-4581.
Option 2: If you prefer to download and fill out the forms yourself, visit the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet’s web site at http://revenue.ky.gov.
- Click on “Individual” from the menu on the left of the screen. Select “Individual Income Tax” on the next page
- Scroll down and choose the “Current Year – Individual Income Tax Forms” link
- Depending on when you arrived in the U.S., you will choose one of two forms to fill out:
A. If Fall ’09 was your first semester, you should fill out the 740-NP and 740-NP Instructions. You may print out the 2 page 740-NP form from the web site as well as the 13 pages of instructions.
B. If you arrived in the U.S. prior to Fall ’09, you should fill out the 740EZ or the 740 (this is based on whether you are filing as single or married).
Please note: If you are eligible to receive a refund after filing your Kentucky tax form, it will take approximately 2-3 weeks for you to receive a refund check if you file electronically. If you want to know exactly when your refund will arrive, you can call the Automated Refund and Tax Information System at (502) 564-1600. You must have your Social Security Number and the amount of the refund.
Transportation to Bowling Green Service Center offices:
if you use Bowling Green Transit, the Go Bus, you can catch it at 10 minutes past each hour, 8-5, at Broadway and Chestnut 1 on the map provided and get off on Ashley Circle 2 . You must walk to the office a short distance on Westen St., then Right on Benson (street sign is missing), then Left on West Professional Park Court which is located at 3 .