Fight expected over gas taxes
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The courts may end up deciding whether the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska owes gas taxes for distributing oil to fellow tribes.

Lance Morgan, CEO of the tribe's economic development corporation, told Jodi Rave of The Lincoln Journal Star that a settlement is needed or the fight will drag out for a few years. He said the matter is a government-to-government one between the Winnebago and tribes in Kansas.

The state, however, contends the tribe owes $1.2 million in back taxes for distributing the gas. A lawsuit has been filed to collect the money.

Get the Story:
Some states battling tribes over gas sales revenue (The Lincoln Journal Star 4/11)

Relevant Links:
The Winnebago Tribe -
Kansas Department of Revenue -

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