Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 12. State and Other Exempt Property

Reporting Requirements -- Penalty -- Rules

15-24-1207. Reporting requirements -- penalty -- rules. (1) Each private person who is a possessor or a beneficial user of tax-exempt property for industrial, trade, or other business purposes subject to tax pursuant to 15-24-1203 shall, on or before March 1 each year, file with the department a statement of the possession or other beneficial use of tax-exempt property in the preceding calendar year and the value of the property. The statement must be in the form prescribed by the department and must be verified by the possessor or beneficial user or, in the case of an association or corporation, by an officer of the association or corporation. The statement must include:

(a) the name and address of the person, association, or corporation;

(b) the location of the tax-exempt property; and

(c) the market value in dollars and cents of the tax-exempt property.

(2) A person who fails to file the statement required by subsection (1) must be assessed the penalty provided in 15-8-309.

(3) The department may adopt any reasonable rules necessary to insure that the possessor or other beneficial user of tax-exempt property complies with the provisions of this part.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 683, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 104, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 427, L. 1999.