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Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (08/05)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Supreme Court showdown in Cayuga Nation dispute (08/04)
Writer suggests the Cayuga Nation might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a foreclosure dispute.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit (08/01)
The tribe reportedly owes more than $1million in property taxes.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding (07/31)
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is starting to trickle down.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Shinnecock Nation asserts control over tobacco amid pressure (07/25)
The state has the highest tax in the nation and has been seizing shipments to tribal shops.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Risk of double taxation under new BIA regulation (07/18)
Attorneys discuss Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation affecting rights-of-way on Indian lands.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Lamwakers introduce bill for adoption tax credit for Indian parents (07/09)
The Tribal Adoption Parity Act recognizes tribal determinations for special needs children.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Washington counties owe millions for illegal tax on reservations (07/07)
County is sending $5 million in refunds to businesses like Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: IRS issues guidance on tribal general welfare exclusion (06/30)
Attorneys discuss new guidance from the Internal Revenue Service regarding the Application of the General Welfare Exclusion to Indian Tribal Government Programs That Provide Benefits to Tribal Members.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Passamaquoddy Tribe pays $58K to county to end taxation suit (06/17)
Tribe agreed to make back payments to 2006 and to make payments in the future.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: IRS broadens general welfare exclusion for tribes (06/09)
Attorneys discuss new guidance from the Internal Revenue Service regarding the Application of the General Welfare Exclusion to Indian Tribal Government Programs That Provide Benefits to Tribal Members.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: IRS issues guidance on general welfare exclusion (06/06)
Attorney discusses new guidance from the Internal Revenue Service regarding the Application of the General Welfare Exclusion to Indian Tribal Government Programs That Provide Benefits to Tribal Members.

Filed Under: Opinion
Henry Cagey/Robert Odawi Porter: Tax reform in Indian Country (06/04)
Tax reform is important to Indian Country because it presents an opportunity to fix some of the structural problems that cripple tribal economies.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
More than 70 tribes have completed trust fund settlements (06/03)
Including the Navajo Nation, 73 tribes have reached settlements with the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
IRS finalizes guidance on general welfare exclusion for tribes (06/03)
Policy seeks to provide clarify for tribes that provide benefits to their members.

Filed Under: Law
Judge strikes tax refunds for land near Fort Mojave Reservation (06/02)
Landowners were involved in a lengthy dispute with the Fort Mojave Tribe.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Alaska Native corporations launch campaign to defend oil tax (05/30)
Issue will appear on the August 19 ballot.

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