Sales Tax Law Change

Although the sales tax exemption remains in place for electric use at a primary residence, Kentucky will begin imposing a sales tax on other properties as of January 1, 2023.

To make sure the sales tax is not mistakenly applied to the electric bill of your primary residence, you need to fill out the form below. Members must declare which meter or meters is/are associated with their primary residence. You can email the completed form to, fax it to (606) 526-0158, drop it off at any Cumberland Valley Electric office location, or mail it to the address below.

Cumberland Valley Electric

Attn: Sales Tax Exemption

PO Box 440

Gray, KY 40734


Failure to provide a completed declaration form may result in the loss of a sales tax exemption.

For more information, visit, the state of Kentucky FAQ page at, or contact your legislator through

Declaration Form 51A380 (1-23).pdf