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(1) A licensed machine owner shall pay to the department a video gambling machine tax of 15% of the gross income from each video gambling machine issued a permit under this part. A licensed machine owner may deduct from the gross income amounts equal to amounts stolen from machines if the amounts stolen are not repaid by insurance or under a court order, if a law enforcement agency investigated the theft, and if the theft is the result of either unauthorized entry and physical removal of the money from the machines or of machine tampering and the amounts stolen are documented.
(2) A licensed machine owner shall keep a record of the gross income from each video gambling machine issued a permit under this part in the form the department requires. The records must at all times during the business hours of the licensee be subject to inspection by the department.
(3) For each video gambling machine issued a permit under this part, a licensed machine owner shall, within 15 days after the end of each quarter and in the manner prescribed by the department, complete and deliver to the department a statement showing the total gross income, together with the total amount due the state as video gambling machine gross income tax for the preceding quarter. The statement must contain other relevant information that the department requires.
(4) The department shall, in accordance with the provisions of 17-2-124, forward the tax collected under subsection (3) of this section to the state treasurer for deposit in the general fund.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 23. Parks, Recreation, Sports, and Gambling § 23-5-610. Video gambling machine gross income tax--records--distribution--quarterly statement and payment - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-23-parks-recreation-sports-and-gambling/mt-code-ann-sect-23-5-610/
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