Montana (MT) Tax Lien Sales

Sale Type: Tax Lien
Interest Rate: 10%
Bid Method: Highest Bidder
Redemption Period: 3 Years
Sale Date(s): July
State Statute(s): 15-17-911
Over-the-Counter: No

Montana State Overview

In Montana, county treasurer’s and tax collector’s sell tax lien certificates to the winning bidder at the delinquent property tax lien sales.

  • Tax Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificate (Sec. 15-17-212).
  • Contact: County Treasurer. (Sec. 15-17-211).
  • Interest Rate and/or Penalty Rate: 10% per annum. (Sec. 15-16-102).
  • Bid Procedure: Premium bid / highest bid. (Sec. 15-17-214).
  • Redemption Period: Two (2) or three (3) years. (Sec. 15-18-111).
  • Law: Montana Code Annotated, Title 15, Chapter 17, “Tax Sales,” and Chapter 18, “Ownership Interests in Land Sold for Taxes.”

Proof of Notice: According to (Sec. 15-18-212) ‘not more than 60 days prior to and not more than 60 days following the expiration of the redemption period…’ the purchaser or assignee ‘shall notify all persons considered interested parties in the property, if any, that a tax deed will be issued to the purchaser or assignee unless the property tax lien is redeemed prior to the expiration date of the redemption period…’.

If the purchaser or assignee fails to notify all persons considered interested parties in the property as defined in Sec. 15-18-212 ‘the county treasurer shall cancel the property tax lien evidenced by the tax lien sale certificate…’.

State County Contact Info
MT Beaverhead
MT Big Horn
MT Blaine
MT Broadwater
MT Carbon
MT Carter
MT Cascade
MT Chouteau
MT Custer
MT Daniels
MT Dawson
MT Deer Lodge
MT Fallon
MT Fergus
MT Flathead
MT Gallatin
MT Garfield
MT Glacier
MT Golden Valley
MT Granite
MT Hill
MT Jefferson
MT Judith Basin
MT Lake
MT Lewis and Clark
MT Liberty
MT Lincoln
MT Madison
MT McCone
MT Meagher
MT Mineral
MT Missoula
MT Musselshell
MT Park
MT Petroleum
MT Phillips
MT Pondera
MT Powder River
MT Powell
MT Prairie
MT Ravalli
MT Richland
MT Roosevelt
MT Rosebud
MT Sanders
MT Sheridan
MT Silver Bow
MT Stillwater
MT Sweet Grass
MT Teton
MT Toole
MT Treasure
MT Valley
MT Wheatland
MT Wibaux
MT Yellowstone


States that offer Over-the-Counter Tax Lien Certificates