Predicting Montana's Future (Current Balance: $112.0m)

Montana's fund will likely remain solvent, largely because of ample reserves, but increased claims have whittled down the fund, triggering an average tax increase on businesses from $281 to $482 per employee for 2010.

This news application is no longer being updated as of February 3, 2011. The historical data is still accurate.

  In the Clear: Montana's unemployment fund is solvent.

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6 Month Projection Unemployment Rate (November) Net Income (December) Avg. Weekly Benefit % of Unemployed
Receiving Benefits
$89.4m 7.1% $-11.4m $280.6 55.0%
National: 9% Rank: 11 of 51 Rank: 32 of 51 Rank: 3 of 51

Unemployment Reserves (millions)

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Sources: Google Public Data, Department of Labor, Treasury Department.