Seneca Indian Nation

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Judge Lifts Tax Collection Ban For Cigarettes Sold On Indian Reservations

Supreme Court Justice Donna Siwek rejected a challenge by the Seneca Indian Nation to the regulations adopted by the Tax Department to govern the collections.

06/08/2011

Quinna Hamby holds a sign during a rally protesting taxes on the Tuscarora Indian Nation in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

New York Appeals Court Halts Indian Cigarette Tax

The latest in a tangled series of state and federal court decisions has halted New York state’s plan to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American retailers to non-Indian customers.

09/01/2010