The IRS, a branch of the Department of Treasury, deals directly with more Americans than any other institution, public or private. It also is one of the world's most efficient tax administrators. In 2002, the IRS collected more than $2 trillion in revenue and processed nearly 227 million tax returns. It cost taxpayers 45 cents for each $100 collected by the IRS.
The Department for Local Government, or DLG, under the Office of the Governor, provides financial help in the way of grant and loan assistance, as well as advising local governments in matters of budget, personnel and other issues relevant to those entities.
The primary responsibility of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet is to ensure that divisions and offices falling under the auspices of the Cabinet work within the jurisdiction of Kentucky labor law to ensure equitable and fair treatment of the Commonwealth's 2,113,000 wage earning employees. Specifically, the Cabinet, according to regulation, shall have the duties, responsibilities, power, and authority relating to labor, wage and hour issues, occupational safety and health of employees, child labor, apprenticeship, workers' compensation insurance, and all other matters under the jurisdiction of the Labor Cabinet. In addition, the Office of the Secretary serves to coordinate and promote positive and progressive working relationships between labor and industry, while simultaneously enforcing Kentucky's labor laws.
On the Kentucky State Treasury Web site, you can learn about the functions of the Treasury; you can search the Treasury's database of Unclaimed Property to see if the Commonwealth of Kentucky has money that belongs to you. In addition you are invited to learn more about State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach and his work promoting financial education.
The association is dedicated to the needs, issues, and challenges pertaining to occupational license tax in Kentucky. Whether enacted by a city, county, or school board; whether assessed on payroll, net profit, or gross receipts; KOLA is a resource for the occupational license professional in Kentucky.
Since its creation in 1974, KACo has been representing the needs of county government in legislative matters and offering a variety of services to promote the progress of county government. KACo serves all 120 counties of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. As a service organization, KACo is dedicated to providing assistance to its members and political subdivisions to improve county government.
KCADD is an organization representing all ADD Board members throughout the state. Helping local officials and citizens unite to provide for the planned growth of their area and provide technical and management assistance to local communities on a broad range of topics.
The purpose of this organization is to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to encourage a closer relationship between Kentucky magistrates and commissioners; to promote good effective legislation for the best well being of the people of this commonwealth; and to encourage and promote training which will allow magistrates and commissioners to more effectively and satisfactorily manage their local county governments
The Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association is an association of county government assembled for the purpose of serving and representing county judge/executives and their respective counties. The direction of this organization is one that is determined by our membership. The organization's strength remains with the dedicated county judge/executives across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The position of Auditor of Public Accounts was established by the Kentucky Legislature on June 22, 1792, but it did not become an elected office until the adoption of Kentucky's third constitution on June 11, 1850.
Kentucky Retirement Systems is responsible for the investment of funds and administration of benefits for 337,000 government employees in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.