August 30, 2019

Tribal sales tax raises more than $52k for Pottawatomie County schools

Under the direction of CPN Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett and support from the CPN Tribal Legislature, the Nation contributed funds to public school systems from sales tax receipts at Tribal enterprises.
January 25, 2019

Tribal scholarships no longer subject to tax

Native American students who receive scholarships from their tribe are no longer required to pay taxes on those dollars, even if students use the funds for expenses other than tuition.
February 8, 2018

As federal tax filing deadline nears, expert offers tips and resources

By Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton Tax season is nigh and Carissa Johnson is ready for it. A tax specialist with Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Johnson has more than 20 […]
January 4, 2016

Tribal gaming has $6.9 billion impact in Oklahoma

Don’t let anyone tell you that Oklahoma’s tribal nations aren’t paying their fair share of fees and taxes to the state government. According to a report […]
December 30, 2015

Tribe adds new leasing and tax coordinator position

In each stage of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s growth as an economic engine and employer, the Tribe has often tapped into assets currently used by one of the many Tribal departments […]
July 27, 2015

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 […]