Montana Department Of Revenue
Unclaimed jewelry, rare coins, trinkets and other collectibles across Montana will soon be up for grabs to the highest bidder.
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.
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.
HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue is holding an auction beginning next month to sell unclaimed safe deposit box contents.
One of Billings’ fastest-growing neighborhoods will soon have a new restaurant with a familiar name.
The Montana Department of Revenue on Friday encouraged property owners whose homes or outbuildngs are damaged or destroyed by flooding to apply for natural disaster property tax relief.
Yellowstone County has distributed approximately $16 million in disputed property taxes it held in an escrow account pending resolution of a four-year tax protest by CHS Inc. over its Laurel oil refinery.
A recent Montana Supreme Court ruling that favored the state in a tax dispute with Bresnan Communications could enable Yellowstone County to disburse more than $5 million in protested property taxes and collect millions more in back taxes.
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.
The Ski Station is on the move, after nearly a quarter century at the same 1145 Grand Ave. location in Billings.
Montana tax officials say property owners with damage to their homes or forestlands from recent natural disasters can apply for property tax relief.
Some of the millions in unclaimed property kept in a secure Montana Revenue Department facility in Helena.
Cathy Fitzgerald, who supervises the Montana Revenue Department bureau that distributes unclaimed property, and auditor Scott Payton, who collects the unclaimed valuables from companies and organizations.
Some of the millions of unclaimed property awaiting the legal owners stored in Helena by the Montana Department of Revenue.
Bags of unclaimed property from safety deposit boxes at a secure Montana Department of Revenue facility in Helena.
When the mail came saying he had unclaimed property coming, Billings neurologist Dr. Dennis O’Brien thought he was getting scammed.
Montana tax authorities and former billionaire Tim Blixseth will meet in federal court as the luxury real estate mogul tries to fend off an attempt by the state to recover what it calls $57 million in back taxes.
The U.S. Department of Interior is investigating whether mining companies are skirting royalty rules as they increase exports of coal to Asia, federal officials disclosed Friday.
HELENA — Montana’s tax system, which raises more than $1.87 billion a year in general-fund revenue, is fairly volatile, balanced, progressive but at times difficult for taxpayers to complete their returns and for the Revenue Department to administer.
Should his senators need a “Joe the Plumber” type figure to testify about raising taxes, Billings small businessman Gary Mermel is ready.