Information on Buying Montana Tax Lien Certificates and Earning High-Interest Fixed By State Law

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

Tax Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificates (Sec. 15-17-212 New Window

Contact: County Tax Collector (Sec. 15-17-211 New Window)

Interest Rate: 10% per annum (Sec. 15-16-102 New Window)

Penalty Rate: 2% (Sec. 15-18-112 New Window)

Bid Procedure: Premium Bid (Sec. 15-17-214 New Window)

Redemption Period: Two (2) or three (3) years (Sec. 15-18-111 New Window)

Law: Montana Code Annotated, Title 15, Chapter 17, "Tax Sales," and Chapter 18, "Ownership Interests in Land Sold for Taxes." New Window

Additional Notes:

Proof of Notice According to (Sec. 15-18-212 New Window) '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 New Window 'the county treasurer shall cancel the property tax lien evidenced by the tax lien sale certificate...'.

Ask Your Questions About Montana Tax Lien Certificates, Tax Deeds and Tax Foreclosures Below:

Below you will find a collection of the latest user questions and comments relating to Tax Lien Certificates Montana.

Learn about Buying Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosures in Different Counties located in Montana:

The following is a list of counties located in the state of Montana. Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following counties are sold at Montana county tax sales.

County/Municipality:  Population: 
Beaverhead County, MT  9,202
Big Horn County, MT  12,671
Blaine County, MT  7,009
Broadwater County, MT  4,385
Butte-silver Bow County, MT  34,606
Carbon County, MT  9,552
Carter County, MT  1,360
Cascade County, MT  80,357
Chouteau County, MT  5,970
Custer County, MT  11,696
Daniels County, MT  2,017
Dawson County, MT  9,059
Deer Lodge County, MT  9,417
Fallon County, MT  2,837
Fergus County, MT  11,893
Flathead County, MT  74,471
Gallatin County, MT  67,831
Garfield County, MT  1,279
Glacier County, MT  13,247
Golden Valley County, MT  1,042
Granite County, MT  2,830
Hill County, MT  16,673
Jefferson County, MT  10,049
Judith Basin County, MT  2,329
Lake County, MT  26,507
Lewis And Clark County, MT  55,716
Liberty County, MT  2,158
Lincoln County, MT  18,837
Madison County, MT  6,851
Mccone County, MT  1,977
Meagher County, MT  1,932
Mineral County, MT  3,884
Missoula County, MT  95,802
Musselshell County, MT  4,497
Park County, MT  15,694
Petroleum County, MT  493
Phillips County, MT  4,601
Pondera County, MT  6,424
Powder River County, MT  1,858
Powell County, MT  7,180
Prairie County, MT  1,199
Ravalli County, MT  36,070
Richland County, MT  9,667
Roosevelt County, MT  10,620
Rosebud County, MT  9,383
Sanders County, MT  10,227
Sheridan County, MT  4,105
Stillwater County, MT  8,195
Sweet Grass County, MT  3,609
Teton County, MT  6,445
Toole County, MT  5,267
Treasure County, MT  861
Valley County, MT  7,675
Wheatland County, MT  2,259
Wibaux County, MT  1,068
Yellowstone County, MT  129,352

Learn about Buying Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Foreclosures in Different States Across The United States:

Learn more about each State's individual delinquent tax sale process for tax lien certificates, tax deeds and tax foreclosures by clicking on the name of the state for which you are interested from the list below:

State:     Population: 
Alabama    5,108,468
Alaska    733,406
Arizona    7,431,344
Arkansas    3,067,732
California    38,965,193
Colorado    5,877,610
Connecticut    3,617,176
Delaware    1,031,890
Florida    22,610,726
Georgia    11,029,227
Hawaii    1,435,138
Idaho    1,964,726
Illinois    12,549,689
Indiana    6,862,199
Iowa    3,207,004
Kansas    2,940,546
Kentucky    4,526,154
Louisiana    4,573,749
Maine    1,395,722
Maryland    6,180,253
Massachusetts    7,001,399
Michigan    10,037,261
Minnesota    5,737,915
Mississippi    2,939,690
Missouri    6,196,156
Montana    1,132,812
Nebraska    1,978,379
Nevada    3,194,176
New Hampshire    1,402,054
New Jersey    9,290,841
New Mexico    2,114,371
New York    19,571,216
North Carolina    10,835,491
North Dakota    783,926
Ohio    11,785,935
Oklahoma    4,053,824
Oregon    4,233,358
Pennsylvania    12,961,683
Rhode Island    1,095,962
South Carolina    5,373,555
South Dakota    919,318
Tennessee    7,126,489
Texas    30,503,301
Utah    3,417,734
Vermont    647,464
Virginia    8,715,698
Washington    7,812,880
West Virginia    1,770,071
Wisconsin    5,910,955
Wyoming    584,057