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.

Policy Basics: An Introduction into Who Pays Taxes in Montana

This report outlines how Montana's tax affects different households based on how much income they make. An analysis of Montana’s state and local taxes reveals that low-income Montanans pay higher...

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Policy Basics: Corporate Income Taxes in Montana

Policy Basics is a series of background reports on issues related to the Montana budget and Montana taxes. This report examines how corporate income taxes work in Montana. The purpose of the Policy...

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Capital Gains Tax Credit: Valuing Wealth Over Work 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.