Taxes in Montana

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Montana is no exception. The first step towards understanding Montana’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Montana rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Montana’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

Top Individual Income Tax Rate

6.9%

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita

$1119

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State and Local Tax Burden

8.7%

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Top Corporate Income Tax Rate

6.75%

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State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking

5

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State Sales Tax Rate

Does Not Have a State Sales Tax

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State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)

32.75¢

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State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)

$1.70

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Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value

0.76%

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State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita

$1567

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