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State Lawmaker Proposes Constitutional Amendment Limiting Tax Options

Montana Public Radio A Kalispell Republican has revived an effort to amend Montana’s Constitution in an attempt to fundamentally change the state’s tax code. Critics say the proposed policy is...

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Tribes say Montana tax proposal disrespects sovereignty

Daily Interlake Tribal leaders and civil-rights advocates say a bill in the Montana Senate that would repeal a temporary property-tax exemption amounts to an infringement of treaty rights and an...

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Bill to create sales tax and remove property or sales tax returns

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Bill would allow communities to implement local sales tax

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Legislative Wrapup Week 4: House advances abortion bills, city sales taxes, Sanctuary City debate heats up & more

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Bozeman is pushing for a local option sales tax again. No one has high hopes about its prospects.

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Montana Lawmakers Revisit Tax-Exemption For Social Security Income

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O’Loughlin: HB162 won’t help Montana’s lowest-income seniors

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