Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 30. Special Income Tax Applications

Montana Farm And Ranch Risk Management Account -- Creation -- Administration

15-30-3004. (Temporary) Montana farm and ranch risk management account -- creation -- administration. (1) A Montana farm and ranch risk management account is a trust created or organized in the state for the exclusive benefit of the taxpayer. The account trustee must be a financial institution, other than an investment adviser, as defined in 15-62-103, supervised by the United States or by the state of Montana. The trust must be created by written instrument.

(2) The trustee may not accept any deposit for any tax year in excess of the amount allowed as a deduction under 15-30-3003.

(3) The trustee shall report to the department if a portion of a deposit is distributed within 6 months of the date of deposit.

(4) The assets of the trust must consist entirely of cash or of obligations that have adequate stated interest and that pay the interest at least annually.

(5) All income of the trust must be distributed currently to the grantor.

(6) The assets of the trust may not be commingled with other property except in a common trust fund or common investment fund. (Terminates on occurrence of contingency--sec. 9, Ch. 262, L. 2001.)

History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 262, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 566, L. 2003; Sec. 15-30-604, MCA 2007; redes. 15-30-3004 by Sec. 1, Ch. 147, L. 2009.