Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Montana ranks fifth in having a favorable tax structure, in the recently released State Business Tax Climate Index, by the Tax Foundation.

The index rates how a state compares to the rest of the country in the structure of their tax

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

 

State personal income increased 4.2 percent, at an annual rate, in the second quarter of 2018, a deceleration from the 5.0 percent increase in the first quarter, according to estimates released last week by the Bureau of

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

 

 

Early September, the US was officially proclaimed as the world’s largest producer of crude oil, usurping any claims by Russia or Saudi Arabia. The last time the US held the position of top producer was 1973. The

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The two boards of Big Sky Economic Development (BSED), Yellowstone County’s economic development agency, have thrown their support behind the concept of extending Medicaid in Montana and in support of I-185. At a joint meeting of the Economic

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Monday, September 24, 2018

 

Millennials  filed one-third (50.5 million) of the tax returns in 2016, reports the Tax Foundation.

On those 50 million tax returns, millennials reported $1.75 trillion in total income. This makes up about 17

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Monday, September 24, 2018

In a study of Montana’s hardrock mining industry the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research (BBER) concluded that mining plays an essential role in the state economy—generating nearly $199.4 million in state and local

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Monday, September 24, 2018

State Farm Bureau Presidents met with President Trump and Vice President Pence to express their continuing concerns over trade and the financial difficulties tariffs and related barriers are causing farmers and ranchers.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018


Montana has an estimated 36,500 women-owned businesses, employing 34,400 and attributing to roughly $4,654,100,000 according to the eighth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express, a comprehensive

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018


Taxpayers in Yellowstone County will probably see an increase in the countywide levy of 12.63 mills, about 11.3 percent increase in the number of mills, over last year. About two-thirds of that increase is due to a voter approved public

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