Tax rebate checks of up to $675 dollars: who is eligible and how to claim payment
Montana residents may be able to claim a rebate of up to $675 on property taxes. We bring you the lowdown on eligibility and how to apply.
Montana residents may be eligible for a tax rebate amounting to nearly $700.
The US state’s Department of Revenue says it is offering rebates on property taxes paid on a principle residence in both the 2022 and 2023 tax years.
How much can you claim?
Taxpayers can claim back either the amount they were charged in property taxes or $675 - whichever is less. For example, if you paid $1,000 in taxes, you will receive $675. If you paid $400, you will get $400 back.
Only one rebate is available per household.
Who is eligible for the $675 check?
To qualify for the property tax rebate, you must have been a Montana taxpayer liable for taxes on a principal residence in the state in the tax year in question. In that year, you need to have:
How to claim your $675 check
Taxpayers can apply for their property tax rebate either by filing a claim online or by submitting a paper form.
Accepted online claims will be paid within 30 days of filing, while paper claims could take up to 90 days. All rebates will be issued in the form of a check sent by mail.
What’s the deadline to claim tax rebate?
For rebates on property taxes paid in the 2022 tax year, Montana’s Department of Revenue began accepting applications on 15 August 2023. Taxpayers have until 1 October to submit their claim.
Rebates for property taxes paid in the 2023 tax year will be accepted from 15 August 2024 to 1 October 2024.
Find out more on the website of the Montana Department of Revenue’s Business and Income Tax Division.