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Taxpayers may be seeing a second bill soon

Hill County Commission reacts to court loss over lower property tax ask

After their regular business meeting Thursday, members of the Hill County Commission said they wanted to give the community an update on their property taxes, which may require a second bill to go out to make up for a recent loss in court to the state.

Last month, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that Montana counties had to follow the order of the Montana Department of Revenue to collect 95 mills worth of property taxes for education equity after many, including Hill County, refused on the grounds that the increase from last year violated state law.

Earlier this year, 49 out of 56 Montana...


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