Montana Income Tax Rate 2016 - 2017

Montana state income tax rate table for the 2016 - 2017 filing season has seven income tax brackets with MT tax rates of 1%, 2%, 3%, 4%, 5%, 6% and 6.9% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. Montana tax rate is unchanged from last year, however, the income tax brackets increased due to the annual inflation adjustment. Montana income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: Montana Individual Income Tax, 2016 Rate Table, published by the Montana Department of Revenue..
$0to$2,9001%
$2,901to$5,1002%
$5,101to$7,8003%
$7,801to$10,5004%
$10,501to$13,5005%
$13,501to$17,4006%
$17,401to6.9%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: Montana Individual Income Tax, 2016 Rate Table, published by the Montana Department of Revenue..
$0to$2,9001%
$2,901to$5,1002%
$5,101to$7,8003%
$7,801to$10,5004%
$10,501to$13,5005%
$13,501to$17,4006%
$17,401to6.9%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: Montana Individual Income Tax, 2016 Rate Table, published by the Montana Department of Revenue..
$0to$2,9001%
$2,901to$5,1002%
$5,101to$7,8003%
$7,801to$10,5004%
$10,501to$13,5005%
$13,501to$17,4006%
$17,401to6.9%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: Montana Individual Income Tax, 2016 Rate Table, published by the Montana Department of Revenue..
$0to$2,9001%
$2,901to$5,1002%
$5,101to$7,8003%
$7,801to$10,5004%
$10,501to$13,5005%
$13,501to$17,4006%
$17,401to6.9%

Please reference the Montana tax forms and instructions booklet published by the Montana Department of Revenue to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Montana income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2016 - 2017 legislative changes to the MT tax rate or tax brackets. The Montana income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

Montana Tax Brackets 2016 - 2017

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Montana, we can see that Montana collects individual income taxes similarly for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Montana state income tax rates from the lowest MT tax rate bracket of 1% to the highest MT tax rate bracket of 6.9%.

For single taxpayers living and working in the state of Montana:

  • Tax rate of 1% on the first $2,900 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 2% on taxable income between $2,901 and $5,100.
  • Tax rate of 3% on taxable income between $5,101 and $7,800.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $7,801 and $10,500.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income between $10,501 and $13,500.
  • Tax rate of 6% on taxable income between $13,501 and $17,400.
  • Tax rate of 6.9% on taxable income over $17,400.

For married taxpayers living and working in the state of Montana:

  • Tax rate of 1% on the first $2,900 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 2% on taxable income between $2,901 and $5,100.
  • Tax rate of 3% on taxable income between $5,101 and $7,800.
  • Tax rate of 4% on taxable income between $7,801 and $10,500.
  • Tax rate of 5% on taxable income between $10,501 and $13,500.
  • Tax rate of 6% on taxable income between $13,501 and $17,400.
  • Tax rate of 6.9% on taxable income over $17,400.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the MT tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice also that the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household income tax bracket amounts are all the same for the state of Montana.

Last updated: December 17, 2016