Tax return data puts Montana wages near bottom of nation

April 12, 2015 6:40 PM

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There's a good chance you're earning less than most of the country — at least on average, according to a recent analysis of 2013 tax return data by Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

In the group's most recent report on tax return data by state and county, Montana ranked 49th — just above Mississippi and right below New Mexico — for wages and salaries reported in tax returns, with Montanans earning an average of $33,180 annually.

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