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Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

Walborn promoted to deputy director at Revenue

HELENA — Gene Walborn, a veteran employee and administrator with the Montana Department of Revenue, will become the agency’s new deputy director on Nov. 8.

October 30, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

Montana property tax appraisal reflects new trends

GREAT FALLS — The Montana Revenue Department is nearing the end of an 18-stop road tour explaining some major impacts of the state's property tax reappraisal process.

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Montana property tax appraisal reflects new trends

GREAT FALLS — The Montana Revenue Department is nearing the end of an 18-stop road tour explaining some major impacts of the state’s property tax reappraisal process.

October 05, 2014 12:28 pmLoading…
Property tax bills could go down slightly in reappraisal cycle

Property tax bills could go down slightly in reappraisal cycle

While officials with the Montana Department of Revenue threw a lot of numbers around during a presentation on the state’s upcoming reappraisal cycle Tuesday morning, one preliminary figure will be of interest to local homeowners: Next year property tax bills could go down by about 1.5 percent.

September 16, 2014 3:50 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Billings’ rising home values reflect healthy economy

Nobody wants taxes to go up, but homeowners are happy to know their investment increased in value. It’s possible that most Montana homeowners will be satisfied on both counts when statewide reappraisal notices are mailed out next summer.

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Early reappraisals show little change in median sales prices of residential property

HELENA — As the Montana Department of Revenue completes a new statewide reappraisal of residential property for tax purposes, preliminary numbers show the median sales prices have changed very little on average over the past five-and-a-half years.

June 14, 2014 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Revenue director sets sights on tax simplification

Revenue director sets sights on tax simplification

HELENA — As he completes his first year as director of the state Revenue Department, Mike Kadas is looking ahead to some goals he has for the agency: tax simplification, transparency and more effective service.

December 01, 2013 10:00 amLoading…
Mike Kadas

Mike Kadas

Mike Kadas reviews his first year as director of the Montana Department of Revenue and discusses what’s coming up for the state tax-collection agency, including the statewide reappraisal of property, recently in his Helena office. Kadas is a former Missoula mayor and legislator who was an ex…

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Taxpayers Association meets Dec. 5

HELENA — Speakers will discuss health care, oil-and-gas drilling, public pensions and state finances at the 92nd annual meeting of the Montana Taxpayers Association on Dec. 5 in Helena.

November 23, 2013 5:51 pmLoading…
CHS reaches deal over protested property taxes

CHS reaches deal over protested property taxes

After a five-year property tax dispute with the Montana Department of Revenue, CHS, Inc. has reached a settlement that cuts about 15 percent from the taxes on its Laurel refinery.

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Gay couples can’t file for joint income tax return here, even if legally married

HELENA — Montana same-sex couples legally married in other states cannot file joint state income-tax return here, state Revenue Director Mike Kadas said Tuesday.

October 01, 2013 8:30 pmLoading…

Supreme Court upholds 6-year reappraisal cycle

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has unanimously reversed a district judge and upheld the legality of the state’s six-year reappraisal cycle for residential property, even when property values decline during the period.

August 14, 2013 6:57 pmLoading…

Revenue director outlines reappraisal schedule

HELENA — State Revenue Director Mike Kadas on Thursday gave an interim legislative committee an update of Montana’s next reappraisal of residential and commercial property and a preview of some trends.

June 27, 2013 5:34 pmLoading…
Rosebud County to reap $6 million in protested taxes after state, Puget Sound resolve dispute

Rosebud County to reap $6 million in protested taxes after state, Puget Sound resolve dispute

HELENA — The state Revenue Department and Puget Sound Energy have agreed to a settlement to end a lengthy dispute over the market value of the company’s share of the Colstrip power plants and power transmission lines.

June 19, 2013 5:32 pm Photos

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Senate panel backs Kadas confirmation

Senate panel backs Kadas confirmation

HELENA — The Senate Taxation Committee unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend the confirmation of Mike Kadas as the new director of the state Revenue Department.

March 13, 2013 8:04 pmLoading…
Revenue, Legislature working on reappraisal measure, which won't come cheap

Revenue, Legislature working on reappraisal measure, which won't come cheap

HELENA — State Revenue Director Mike Kadas said Wednesday that his agency is working with lawmakers on a bill that would require the state to reappraise property, for tax purposes, every two years instead of every six.

March 06, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…
Bill would lower property taxes on pollution control equipment

Bill would lower property taxes on pollution control equipment

HELENA — Industry representatives lined up Wednesday to a support a proposal to lower the state’s property tax rate on pollution control equipment.

February 20, 2013 7:09 pm Related Loading…
Bill allows mediation on property value disputes

Bill allows mediation on property value disputes

HELENA — Representatives of a number of Montana industries backed a bill Tuesday to allow property owners to go to mediation if they dispute the state Revenue Department’s assessed valuation of their property.

February 19, 2013 5:33 pm Related Loading…

Bullock releases Cabinet, staff salaries

HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock has released the salaries for members of his Cabinet and staff.

January 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Former Missoula mayor named Revenue director

Former Missoula mayor named Revenue director

HELENA — Mike Kadas, a former mayor and state representative from Missoula, will be the new director of the Montana Department of Revenue, Gov.-elect Steve Bullock said Thursday.

December 20, 2012 5:31 pmLoading…

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