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Property Tax Exemption

Eligible States MT
Type Tax Exemption
Area of Interest Renewable Energy
Description

The Renewable Energy Systems Exemption applies to non-fossil forms of energy generation equipment or low-emission wood or biomass combustors. These systems are exempt from property taxes for 10 years following installation. The exemption is for up to $20,000 for single-family residences or $100,000 for all other structures. This property is class 4 property and otherwise would be taxed on 3.07 percent of taxable market value in 2007 and 3.01 in 2008.

New generating facilities can also qualify for property tax exemptions (under 1 MW) or reduction in tax burden (facilities 1 MW or greater) for the first five years after installation.

Eligible Organizations Livestock Producer, Commercial/Industrial Business, Small Business
How to Apply State property exemption form AB-14 is available on the Department of Environmental Quality's website listed below.
For More Information http://deq.mt.gov/Energy/renewable/taxincentrenew.mcpx#15-6-224 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact Georgia Brensdal
Montana Department of Environmental Quality Planning, Prevention & Assistance
1100 North Last Chance Gulch
P.O. Box 200902
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 841-5240
gbrensdal@mt.gov

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