Montana Check-Offs

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Montana Check-Offs


Montana law provides you with the opportunity to contribute, via your income tax return, to the following programs. You can contribute any amount to any of these four programs. Your contribution will increase the amount you owe or reduce the amount of your refund.

  • Nongame Wildlife Program. Your contributions to this program are used to ensure the well-being of MontanaÆs watchable wildlife species, such as eagles, herons, bluebirds, great horned owls, loons, chipmunks, pikas, flying squirrels and painted turtles.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Program. Your contributions to this program fund services and activities related to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. In addition, if you enclose a separate check with your timely filed return, you are allowed to take an itemized deduction for the amount of the contribution on the tax return you are filing with this contribution.

  • Agriculture Literacy in Montana Schools Program. Your contributions to this program fund the development and presentation of educational programs. This program ensures Montanas young people have a better understanding of agriculture in our state and how it relates to the rest of the world.

  • Montana Military Family Relief Fund. Your contributions to this program help provide funding for grants that aid Montana families in defraying the costs of food, housing, utilities, medical services, and other expenses when a wage earner has been called to active military duty.

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