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Mar 21, 2018Tax Abatement Program Attracts New Business

Five and 10-Year Tax Abatement Programs attract new business as well as grow existing businesses within Yellowstone County and the City of Billings. In 1988, the State of Montana statutorily provided local governments with the authority to implement tax abatement programs. Since that time, Yellowstone County and the City of Billings have extended this discretionary more

Feb 01, 2017Economic Outlook 2017 Presented in Billings by BBER

University of Montana, Bureau of Business and Economic Research(BBER) presented Tuesday in Billings with an overview of the health of our state and local economies.  The presentation discussed major industry trends including healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and more.  Yellowstone County continues to have growth but a noticed slowdown from previous years attributed mostly to the energy more