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Chouteau County, Montana - Assessor's Office

The Chouteau County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Chouteau County, Montana. You can contact the Chouteau County Assessor for:

  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal
  • Checking the Chouteau County property tax due date
  • Your property tax bill
  • Paying your property tax
  • Information on your property's tax assessment

PO BOX 459The Chouteau County Assessor's Office is located in the Chouteau County Courthouse in Fort Benton, Montana. Fort Benton is the county seat of Chouteau County, where most local government offices are located.

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Chouteau County Assessor's Office Services

There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Chouteau County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Chouteau County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Chouteau County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Chouteau County.
  2. The Chouteau County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
  3. The Chouteau County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Chouteau County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Chouteau County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Chouteau County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 406-622-5261. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

Please call the assessor's office in Fort Benton before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Chouteau County Courthouse at 406-622-5151.

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The median property tax in Chouteau County, Montana is $1,011.00

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