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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.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Supreme Court won't hear suit over fees on Oneida Nation land (05/27)
Village was trying to impose fees on land held in trust.

Filed Under: National
Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (05/19)
Tobacco compact, Indian education, federal nominees and the minimum wage were in the news.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Citizen Potawatomi Nation says 1991 ruling resolved tax issue (05/12)
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma is citing the same ruling as the city of Shawnee in a dispute over sales taxes.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Puyallup Tribe prevails in per capita dispute with IRS (05/06)
Accountant discusses case in which the Puyallup Tribe of Washington fought the Internal Revenue Service over a per capita issue.

Filed Under: Business | Law
11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax (05/06)
The Seminole Tribe can't sue the state of Florida over fuel taxes, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Gabe Galanda: Defining permanent improvement on Indian land (04/29)
Attorney Gabe Galanda answers some questions about a BIA regulation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Group in Washington continues to criticize tribal gas tax deals (04/25)
The Automotive United Trades Organization released a report that questioned how tribes are using gasoline tax revenues.

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