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 www.mtrdp.org/beaverhead
MT Big Horn
MT Blaine
MT Broadwater www.medamembers.org/broadwater
MT Carbon http://www.co.carbon.mt.us/
MT Carter http://%20www.co.carbon.mt.us/
MT Cascade http://www.co.cascade.mt.us/
MT Chouteau
MT Custer
MT Daniels
MT Dawson http://www.dawsoncountymontana.org/
MT Deer Lodge
MT Fallon
MT Fergus http://www.co.fergus.mt.us/
MT Flathead http://www.co.flathead.mt.us/
MT Gallatin www.co.gallatin.mt.us/
MT Garfield
MT Glacier http://www.glaciercountymt.org/
MT Golden Valley
MT Granite
MT Hill http://www.co.hill.mt.us/
MT Jefferson http://www.co.jefferson.mt.us/
MT Judith Basin
MT Lake http://www.lakecounty-mt.org/
MT Lewis and Clark http://www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/
MT Liberty http://www.co.liberty.mt.us/
MT Lincoln www.libby.org/
MT Madison
MT McCone
MT Meagher
MT Mineral co.mineral.mt.us
MT Missoula http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/
MT Musselshell
MT Park http://www.parkcounty.org/
MT Petroleum
MT Phillips
MT Pondera http://www.ponderacountymontana.org/
MT Powder River
MT Powell
MT Prairie
MT Ravalli http://www.co.ravalli.mt.us/
MT Richland http://www.richland.org/
MT Roosevelt
MT Rosebud
MT Sanders http://www.co.sanders.mt.us/
MT Sheridan http://www.co.sheridan.mt.us/
MT Silver Bow http://www.co.silverbow.mt.us/
MT Stillwater http://www.co.stillwater.mt.us/
MT Sweet Grass http://www.co.sweetgrass.mt.us/
MT Teton http://www.tetoncomt.org/
MT Toole
MT Treasure
MT Valley http://www.glasgowmt.net/
MT Wheatland
MT Wibaux
MT Yellowstone http://www.co.yellowstone.mt.us/

States

States that offer Over-the-Counter Tax Lien Certificates