Judge mulls blocking NY tax on reserv...

Judge mulls blocking NY tax on reservation sales

There are 1 comment on the WHEC-TV Rochester story from Sep 24, 2010, titled Judge mulls blocking NY tax on reservation sales. In it, WHEC-TV Rochester reports that:

Lawyers for the dominant Indian nation in New York's lucrative tax-free cigarette market told a federal judge Thursday that the tribe should remain exempt from the state's plans to tax most reservation smokeshop sales because the plans interfere with the tribe's right to govern itself.

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Since: Mar 08

Buffalo, NY

#1 Sep 24, 2010
The only thing the natives have to give up is their exemption from paying sales tax on their off-rez purchases. I hate the thought of giving NY any more money but it's based on the same logic being used in the current court cases.

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