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AARP Montana wants residents 62 and older to remember that they may be eligible for the state’s Elderly Homeowner/Renter Tax Credit Program if their total household gross income is less than $45,000 a year.
Renters and homeowners who qualify for the credit may get up to $1,000 off their taxes. If their tax credit exceeds their tax liability, they can get the additional amount as a refund.
To claim the credit, fill out Pages 1 and 9 of Form 2, the main state income tax form. If you are not filing a return, you may claim the credit at tap.dor.mt.gov by clicking on File a Return.
For assistance and information, go to mtrevenue.gov or call the state Department of Revenue at 406-444-6900.
Montanans can also visit the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site ( aarpfoundation.org/taxhelp) or call a volunteer at 888-227-7669.