(1) As provided in 15-30-2101, MCA, an individual may be a resident for Montana individual income tax purposes if the individual is domiciled in the state or maintains a permanent place of abode in the state. Section 1-1-215, MCA, sets forth rules for determining residency, and "domiciled" is defined in ARM 42.2.304. Whether an individual is a Montana resident for Montana income tax purposes is determined in light of all facts and circumstances.
(2) A Montana resident who enters the United States armed forces does not lose that status as a Montana resident solely by reason of being absent from this state in compliance with military orders.
(3) Special rules regarding nonresident military personnel and their dependents are located at ARM 42.15.112.