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Senate Finance hearing on Indian tax policy


The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 22, to address tax policy in Indian Country.

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana), the chairman of the committee, said the hearing will address three specific issues: the Indian Employment Tax Credit, tax-exempt bonds for tribal governments and accelerated depreciation for tribes.

Witnesses at the hearing include Dante Desiderio, an economic development specialist for the National Congress of American Indians; Del Laverdure, the chief counsel for the Crow Tribe of Montana; and Wayne A. Shammel, the general counsel of Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians in Oregon.

The hearing takes place at 10am in Room 215 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Committee Notice:
Indian Governments and the Tax Code: Maximizing Tax Incentives for Economic Development (July 22, 2008)