RealEstateRama Laws & Taxes
The Death Tax, officially known as the “estate tax,” taxes children, grandchildren and other relatives for inheriting property, a business, or other assets following a loved-one’s death. This tax is particularly threatening to family-run farms and small businesses because their investments are typically illiquid and include equipment, machinery and land.
Senator Steve Daines today marked “Tax Day” by continuing his efforts to stand up for hardworking Montanans and repeal the death tax.
The department had processed 225,717 electronic and paper individual income tax returns and issued 197,821 refunds averaging $403. Taxpayers who file their state income taxes electronically typically receive their refunds faster than those who file by paper.
The Montana Department of Revenue would like to remind owners of real and personal property about several important application and reporting deadlines coming up.
Helena - July 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Montana Department of Revenue encourages Montana property owners whose homes or forestlands are damaged or destroyed during wildfire season to apply for property tax relief.
Governor Steve Bullock on Wednesday signed into law a bill that adds a new layer of protection for private landowners in their negotiations with companies and government agencies that want to acquire their land under the state’s eminent domain laws.
Rehberg Secures Supplemental Disaster Relief Funding for Floods – Protects Montana’s Private Property Rights
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, today supported an amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill to provide emergency funding in response to flooding in the Missouri and Mississippi River basins. The funding comes as counties across Montana face severe flooding from a combination of high snowpack and high precipitation. Montana’s governor has declared a State of Emergency and has asked for a Presidential Disaster Declaration.
Washington, D.C. - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus today applauded the Senate for passing his bill to extend the $8,000 tax credit to more of Montana’s first time homebuyers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, today sent a letter to House leaders urging them to extend the home buyer tax credit. He has also cosponsored the Homebuyer Tax Credit Act of 2009.
Washington, D.C. – April 10, 2008 - The Senate today overwhelmingly passed housing legislation aimed at helping to stabilize the nation’s housing market. The legislation includes Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus’ measure that would cut taxes for all property owners in Montana and across the country
HELENA, MT – Governor Brian Schweitzer today announced that nearly $95 million dollars has gone back to 235,460 Montana households in the form of the $400 homeowner property tax refund since the program began on August 27.
Less than 2 Weeks Remain to Apply – December 31st Deadline HELENA, MT - December 18, 2007 - The State of Montana has...
HELENA, November 2, 2007 -- The State of Montana has returned nearly $85 million in property tax refunds to Montana home owners so far,...
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is assisting with the promotion of NEEM/ENERGY STAR energy-efficient manufactured homes. NEEM homes may be heated with propane,...
HELENA, Oct. 2 - In just five weeks, the State of Montana has issued more than $75 million in property tax refunds to Montana...
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