Where’s My Montana State Tax Refund?

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Find more information about your Montana state income taxes below. Check your filing status & refund for any state.

Where’s My Montana State Tax Refund?

The Montana State Department of Revenue is where you can find your MT tax refund status. Check the status of your Montana tax refund using these resources.

State:  Montana
Refund Website: https://mtrevenue.gov/
General Tax Information:  1-406-444-6900 (Customer Service)
Hours: Mon. – Thur. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
Tax Support Email:  DORCustomerAssistance@mt.gov
2017 State Tax Filing Deadline:  April 17, 2018

Note: Please wait at least eight weeks before checking the status of your Montana tax refund.

Montana Income Tax Brackets

Montana’s income tax brackets remain the same regardless of the tax filing status. For Single Filers, Married Filing Separately, Married Filing Jointly, and Heads of Household, the tax rates look like this:

Taxable IncomeTax Percentage
$0+1%
$2,900+2%
$5,200+3%
$7,900+4%
$10,600+5%
$13,600+6%
$17,600+6.90%

Montana Taxable Income

When it comes to taxable income, Montana handles it differently than the federal government. For example, security income, federal bond interest, unemployment compensation and military earnings are not taxable forms of income but they are on a federal return.

To counteract the state income tax, Montana offers its residents many a great number of deductions, including a few not applicable on a federal return. A deduction for federal income tax payments, for instances, is deductible up to $1,940 for single filers and those married filing separately. A married couple filing a joint return can deduct up to $3,880.

If you do not itemize deductions, you can claim the standard deduction, which is equal to 20 percent of your adjusted gross income (AGI). However, there is a minimum and maximum amount you can claim as a standard deduction. For married couples filing jointly, the minimum is $4,000. Single filers or those married filing separately can deduct a minimum standard deduction of $2,000.

The maximum standard deductions for individuals married filing jointly or head of household is $9,020.  Single filers or those married filing separately are limited to a maximum of $4,510.

Personal exemptions up to $2,400 are also available for both the tax filer and their dependents.

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