Montana Taxpayers Association
HELENA — Increased property values through reappraisal do not necessarily translate into higher property taxes, state Revenue Director Mike Kadas said.
HELENA — Former Senate President Bob Story will take over as president of the Montana Taxpayers Association on Friday.
Montana farmers who sued the Department of Revenue over the agency’s handling of the last reappraisal say they want nothing to do with the state’s latest tax plan before the Legislature.
HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock asked members of the Montana Taxpayers Association on Thursday for their support for his $400-per-homeowner property tax rebate and his plan to eliminate the business equipment tax for 11,000 small and medium-sized businesses.
Montanans have a well-deserved reputation for being willing to pay their fair share and knowing the value of a dollar. That is why recent efforts to give preferential tax treatment to out-of-state corporations deserve a serious examination. A handful of out-of-state corporations are planning…
HELENA — Local homeowners and business owners will pay higher property taxes if certain companies get their way with the 2013 Legislature, state Revenue Director Dan Bucks said Friday.
In an Aug. 22 Billings Gazette article, Gov. Brian Schweitzer indicated centrally assessed companies were preparing to float legislation that would cut their property taxes in half. This is interesting since no bill on this subject has been brought forward or proposed to the Revenue and Tran…
Montana’s Supreme Court has granted class action status to farmers and ranchers accusing the Montana Department of Revenue of jumping the gun on tax increases.
HELENA — Mary Whittinghill is retiring later this month as president of the Montana Taxpayers Association and will be succeeded by Nancy Schlepp, the group announced this week.
HELENA — Two Montana business groups are joining the online travel companies in an ongoing dispute with the state over hotel bed taxes now that the Department of Revenue is rewriting its rules aimed at the big companies.
HELENA— The Montana Taxpayers Association is advising agricultural landowners to protest their second-half property tax payments due next week.
HELENA— Montana lost a potential $43.2 million in federal money because more than 14,000 people weren’t counted in the 2000 census, a state official told the Montana Taxpayers Association on Thursday.
HELENA - Three times as many owners of Montana property have asked the Revenue Department to informally review their new values than did after the last reappraisal in 2003.