Delinquent Property Tax Programs Larry Roberts Fayette County Attorney

Delinquent Property Tax

One responsibility of Larry’s office is to collect delinquent property taxes.

 

When Sheriff Kathy Witt sends out the tax bills, it is time to pay up. We all grimace at that time of year. But many times, people are late filing on time. Some folks have small delays for understandable reasons and others are very late or just don’t pay. There are statutory penalties that can result, and Larry has the duty to represent the state in the collection process.

 

Larry has had the privilege of employing Dianne McKenna who has run this department for 28 years, including the 14 years Larry has held the office. She does a phenomenal service to this city helping the County Attorney’s office handling thousands of cases each year.

 

Since Larry has been in office, he has recovered over $60 Million in tax revenue.

 

The tens of thousands of collected delinquent taxes is vitally important to our school system because 65% goes to support that essential function of our city.

Programs Initiated While in Office

Child Support

Larry’s office works tirelessly to enforce the legal and moral obligation of making sure children in Lexington receive enough money for housing, food and clothing.

Cold Check Collection

Many people write checks for merchandise or services knowing there is not enough money in their account to cover the check.

Criminal Diversion

As Commonwealth Attorney, a defense attorney and County Attorney Larry has always believed in diversion and has had an extensive program since he was elected.

Delinquent Property Tax

One responsibility of Larry’s office is to collect delinquent property taxes.

Kids In Court

One of the most enjoyable thing Larry does in his office is not a required function. It involves 4th grade children.

Traffic Diversion

One of Larry’s duties is enforcing traffic laws. His office handles thousands of citations yearly.

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