Reminder to Business Owners of Payroll Tax Increase

Effective Jan. 1, 2019 the occupational license tax (local payroll tax) for the City of Maysville will increase from 1.95% of all gross wages and compensation to 1.99% of all gross wages and compensation paid. This tax applies to all employees working within the city limits, regardless of residency.

This change was enacted pursuant to Maysville Code of Ordinance 134.03.

All businesses need to make the appropriate changes to their payroll system and/or notify their payroll processor of these changes to be effective Jan. 1, 2019. Please note this tax is applied prior to any deductions.

If you have any questions, please contact City of Maysville administrative office at 606-564-9419.