State Income Tax
Montana has a state income tax that ranges between 1.00% and 6.90%.

Montana Department of Revenue
125 N Roberts
Helena 406-444-6900

Property Tax

Tax amount varies by county. The median property tax in Montana is $1,465.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $176,300.00. Counties in Montana collect an average of 0.83% of a property’s assessed fair market value as property tax per year.

We appraise and value properties and administer certain property taxes in Montana. The property values appraised by the department are used by counties to determine property taxes.

Certain property may qualify for a reduced taxable value. This can be either a direct reduction, or a reduction of assessed value. Property may qualify for these exemptions based on its use, owners, or location.

Property Tax Contacts by County
Flathead County Assessor
935 1st Avenue West
Kalispell 406-758-5680

Gallatin County Assessor
311 West Main Street
Bozeman 406-582-3400

Jefferson County Assessor
201 West Centennial Street
Boulder 406-225-4020

Lewis and Clark County Assessor
316 North Park Avenue
Helena 406-444-4000

Missoula County Assessor
200 West Broadway
Missoula 406-721-5700

Ravalli County Assessor
707 N 1st Street, Suite B
Hamilton 406-840-3112

Park County Assessor
414 East Callender Street
Livingston 406-222-4113

Estate, Inheritance & Gift Taxes
Montana does not currently have either an estate or inheritance tax. However, you may need to file an Estate and Trust Tax Return or request a certificate.

Vehicle License Tax
Registration Rate, MCA 61-3-321(2)(d) – based on the age of the vehicle, determined by subtracting the model year of the vehicle from the calendar year for which the registration fee is due. For example, the age of a 2011 model year Chevrolet passenger car registered in 2018 would be 7 years, resulting in a registration rate of $87 (plus 3% Administrative fee).
Fees below will include the 3% Administrative Fee when transaction is conducted.

Age of Vehicle Registration Rate
0 to 4 years $217
5 to 10 years $87
11 years or more $28

Vehicle License Division
Montana Department of Transportation
Helena 406-444-6200

General Sales/Use Tax

The Montana (MT) state sales tax rate is currently 0%. Montana sales tax currently is zero and is one of only 4 states that do not have a sales tax.

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