policy basics

Policy Basics

Policy Basics is a series of background reports on issues related to the Montana budget and taxes. The purpose of the Policy Basics series is to provide the public, community advocates, and policymakers with the tools they need to understand basic yet complex tax and budget policies and effectively engage in important fiscal debates that shape the health and safety of our communities.

Capital Gains Tax Credit: Valuing Wealth Over Work in Montana

In 2003, the Montana Legislature passed a capital gains tax credit that benefits a very narrow portion of our population at the great expense of our collective ability to adequately invest in public...

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Policy Basics: Individual Income Taxes in Montana

Policy Basics is a series of background reports on issues related to the Montana budget and Montana taxes. This report breakdown how income taxes are paid in Montana.

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Policy Basics: An Introduction into Who Pays Taxes in Montana

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Policy Basics: Corporate Income Taxes in Montana

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Policy Basics: Property Taxes in Montana

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Policy Basics: Taxes in Indian Country Part 2: Tribal Governments

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Policy Basics: Taxes in Indian Country Part 1: Individual Tribal Members

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Capital Gains Tax Credit: Valuing Wealth Over Work in Montana

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Policy Basics: Montana Corporate Income Taxes

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Policy Basics: Montana’s Individual Income Tax

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Policy Basics: Introduction to Who Pays Montana’s Taxes

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Policy Basics: Montana’s Property Tax System

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Policy Basics: Unemployment Insurance

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Policy Basics: Who Pays Montana's Taxes?

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.