The Division of Local Government Services provides financial, payroll, personnel, administrative and social security coverage services to Kentucky's state and local governments. The Division also directs the federal employment tax reporting program for state government agencies.
The Division oversees Kentucky’s social security coverage program, county fees systems, and payrolls for the county clerk/sheriff in counties with population over 70,000. Division staff serves as the Commonwealth's social security administrator and fiscal officer for the county clerk/sheriff in counties with a population over 70,000.
The Division receives and disburses in excess of 600 million dollars each year. Personnel actions and payrolls for approximately 3,000 local government employees are processed by Division staff each calendar year. The Division returns over 125 million dollars to Kentucky's local governments and local officials each fiscal year.
Looking for Programmatic Assistance?
Local governments looking for financial, payroll, personnel, administrative and social security coverage services, and guidance materials can be found on the Cabinet’s local government services page.