Montana Income Tax Calculator

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Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

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Montana income tax calculation

Nicknamed the Treasure State, Montana has a rich deposits of minerals such as gold, silver, copper, and lead. Primary sector, such as agriculture and forestry, makes up a huge part of its economy. Its median household income is $64,999 (2021).

Brief summary of Montana state income tax:

  • state income tax rate ranges from 1% to 6.75%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemptions
Montana United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Montana state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal income tax calculator:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Work out your adjusted gross income [Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income]
  3. Calculate your state taxable income [Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income]
  4. Figure out your state/local tax liability [State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability]

State payroll tax

There is no state-level payroll tax.

State income tax brackets

Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $3,100 1%
$3,100 – $5,400 2%
$5,400 – $8,200 3%
$8,200 – $11,100 4%
$11,100 – $14,300 5%
$14,300 – $18,400 6%
$18,400+ 6.75%
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $3,100 1%
$3,100 – $5,400 2%
$5,400 – $8,200 3%
$8,200 – $11,100 4%
$11,100 – $14,300 5%
$14,300 – $18,400 6%
$18,400+ 6.9%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount Minimum standard deduction Maximum standard deduction
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
20% of adjusted gross income $2,260 $5,090
Married, Filing Jointly
Head of Household
$4,520 $10,180
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
20% of adjusted gross income $2,140 $4,830
Married, Filing Jointly
Head of Household
$4,280 $9,660
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
20% of adjusted gross income $2,130 $4,790
Married, Filing Jointly
Head of Household
$4,260 $9,580

State exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,580
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $5,160
Dependent(s) $2,580
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,560
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $5,120
Dependent(s) $2,560
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,510
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $5,020
Dependent(s) $2,510

FAQs

How do I calculate my Montana income tax?

Calculate your Montana state income tax with the following six steps.

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income
  3. Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability

How much is $54000 a year after taxes in Montana?

A single Montanan will have a after-tax income of $42,549.93 and $11,450.07 income tax.