(1) A local government may establish a TIFD pursuant to the provisions of Title 7, chapter 15, parts 42 and 43, MCA.
(2) Pursuant to 15-10-202, MCA, the department is required to certify the taxable value of all property located within each taxing body.
(3) In order to provide the department adequate time to certify the taxable value of property located within a newly created or amended TIFD, the department must receive notification of the creation or amendment of the TIFD and any supporting documentation required by these rules no later than February 1 of the calendar year following the creation of the TIFD.
(4) The notification required by rule must be mailed to the Department of Revenue, Legal Services Office, at P.O. Box 7701, Helena, MT 59604-7701, with a copy to the Property Assessment Division at P.O. Box 8018, Helena, MT 59604-8018, or e-mailed to DORTIFinfo@mt.gov.