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How does Montana’s tax code compare? Montana has a graduated individual income tax, with rates ranging from 1.00 percent to 6.75 percent. Montana has a 6.75 percent corporate income tax rate. Montana does not have a state sales tax and does not levy local sales taxes. Montana’s tax system ranks 5th overall on our 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index.
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 collect tax revenue? Click the tabs below to learn more! You can also explore our state tax maps, which are compiled from our annual publication, Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare?