Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 26. Collection and Administration

Deferment Of Taxes For Person In Military Service -- Filing Of Return

15-30-2632. Deferment of taxes for person in military service -- filing of return. (1) The collection of the tax imposed by 15-30-2103 from a person in the military service, as defined by section 511 of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 App. U.S.C. 511, as amended, whether due prior to or during the person's period of military service, must be deferred for not more than 180 days after the termination of the person's period of military service if the person's ability to pay the tax is materially impaired by reason of military service.

(2) Interest and penalty on any amount of tax that is deferred for any period under 15-30-2633 or this section may not accrue for the period of deferment by reason of nonpayment. The running of any statute of limitations against the payment of the tax by any lawful means must be suspended for the period of military service of any person for whom the collection of the tax is deferred under this section and for an additional period of 1 year beginning with the day following the period of military service.

(3) In accordance with the provisions of section 7508 of the Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C. 7508, the individual income tax return of a person serving in a combat zone or participating in a contingency operation and of the person's spouse is due on or before 180 days after the time of disregarded service plus the disregarded period of qualified hospitalization attributable to an injury suffered while serving in the combat zone or contingency operation.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 181, L. 1943; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 34, L. 1977; R.C.M; 1947, 84-4926; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 30, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 44, L. 2007; Sec. 15-30-313, MCA 2007; redes. 15-30-2632 by Sec. 1, Ch. 147, L. 2009.