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Filed Under: Politics
House passes bill to address Grand Portage Band per capitas (11/21)
The payments will be exempt from state and federal taxation under H.R.3608.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Leader of Navajo Nation signs bill for higher tax on junk food (11/21)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on sugary foods that are deemed to have little or no nutritional value.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tax disparities remain in Indian Country (11/21)
Enactment of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, won't solve taxation problems facing tribes.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (11/20)
The state refused to renew the tribe's liquor licenses because the tribe won't collect a tax on the sale of liquor to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (11/19)
Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Navajo Nation Council approves controversial tax on junk food (11/17)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on soda and sugary foods.

Filed Under: Law | National
County files late appeal in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (11/10)
The tribe and Indian Country have most likely been spared another round of concerns about their record before the Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (10/27)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

Filed Under: Law
Federal judge won't be removed from Miccosukee Tribe's case (10/24)
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Crow Tribe seeks renewal of Indian Coal Production Tax Credit (10/23)
The tax credit expired in 2013 and the tribe says its revenues have taken a hit.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mike McBride: Sovereign goodwill at a low in tribal tax dispute (10/20)
Attorney Mike McBride discusses a taxation dispute between tribes and the city of Shawnee.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation sues city over detachment petition (10/17)
The tribe wants to make clear that the city of Shawnee lacks jurisdiction over its trust lands.

Filed Under: Business | Law
City in Oklahoma ends effort to force tribes to collect sales tax (10/08)
It looks like a months-long controversy has finally been put to rest.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Tribes gain more flexibility under new taxation law (10/07)
Attorneys discuss H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, which became law on September 26.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Citizen Potawatomi Nation seeks to detach trust land from city (10/07)
The city has been trying to force the tribe to collect a tax on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Politics
Seneca Nation man launches campaign for mayor of Salamanca (10/01)
Michael Smith, a Democrat, hopes to be the first Seneca to lead a city that's entirely within reservation boundaries.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act signed into law by Obama (09/29)
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes take on IRS and win battle over taxation (09/29)
When the IRS came to Indian Country and attempted to trample on the rights of tribes, they ended up taking a whooping from tribes and their friends in Congress.

Filed Under: Business | Law
9th Circuit rejects treaty claims of Indian tobacco manufacturer (09/26)
Ruling is the latest setback to the King Mountain Tobacco Company, a privately owned enterprise on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

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