Asst. Secretary Washburn cites federal pre-emption regarding taxes on Indian land

Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn. SHAWNEE, Okla. – A letter to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John Barrett, from Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn, reaffirmed the federal government’s position that businesses operating on tribal trust land are exempt from state and local taxes. “In light of the President’s and Congress’ goal Read More »