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States › Kentucky › Johnson County

County Courthouse
P.O. Box 868
Paintsville, KY 41240-0868
Phone: (606)789-2550

Auction Type: Tax Lien Certificate
Bidding Method: Premium Bid

Tax Sale Overview:

If Johnson county, Kentucky is unable to collect real estate property taxes they are also unable to provide important government services like police protection, public schooling and medical services.

Unpaid property taxes create a serious cashflow problem for Johnson county, Kentucky.

Property taxes that are delinquent are added to any previously uncollected taxes on a parcel of Johnson county. Parcels whose taxes are subject to sale will be advertised in a Johnson county newspaper of general circulation. They are listed by sequence number. Parcels fall into 1 of 2 groups. Each group is sorted by parcel number.

The advertisement appears about three to six weeks before the Johnson county tax sale auction and is also posted on the Internet.

To solve this problem Johnson county, Kentucky allows investors to pay off these taxes. In exchange the investor receives the Johnson county, Kentucky lien for taxes. A tax lien is simply a claim for delinquent taxes.

Why would investors do this?

Well, depending on Kentucky laws and competition, savvy Johnson county tax sale investors can realize high-yielding returns with Kentucky tax lien certificates and/or purchase real estate for a fraction of its true market value with Kentucky tax deeds.

Elected Public Officials:

Name:  Position:  Email: 
Roger DanielCounty Judge/Executivejonsonco@bellsouth.net
Noel CrumCommissioner 
Stephen FrazierCounty Magistrate 
Bob StaffordCounty Magistrate 
Luther VanhooseCommissioner 
Paul PackCounty Attorneyscottp@foothills.net
J. R. FrisbyCounty Coroner 
William WittenSheriff 
William SalyerCounty Surveyor 
Michael StaffordProperty Valuation Administratorjocopva@itiseasy.com
Sallee HolbrookCounty Clerk 
Vicki RiceCircuit Clerk 

Please contact the county to get the most current information. To report any errors, updates, deletions or additions click here.

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