Montana Married Filing Separately Tax Brackets

Tax Year: 2018 | Due Date: April 15, 2019

The Montana Married Filing Separately filing status tax brackets are shown in the table below. These income tax brackets and rates apply to Montana taxable income earned January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

Tax BracketTax Rate
$0to$3,0001%
$3,001to$5,2002%
$5,201to$8,0003%
$8,001to$10,8004%
$10,801to$13,9005%
$13,901to$17,9006%
$17,901to6.9%

Residents of Montana are also subject to federal income tax rates, and must generally file a federal income tax return by April 15, 2019. Read the Montana income tax tables for Married Filing Separately filers published inside the Form 2 Instructions booklet for more information.

What is the Montana Married Filing Separately income tax filing status?

There are five filing status available to Montana state taxpayers: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, and Qualifying Widow. These five filing status are visible as check boxes on both the IRS Form 1040 and the Montana Form 2.

Married Filing Separately is the filing type you select if you are married and chose to file a separate return from your spouse. Filing as Married Filing Separately generally results in paying higher federal and Montana state income tax rates compared to the other four filing statuses.

Married Filing Separately status tax payers in most states have a relatively lower standard deduction and fewer family oriented credits available to reduce their income tax liability.

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Last updated: January 15, 2019