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May 10, 2011

Judge halts cigarette tax collection from Indians

The state is gearing up to start collecting taxes on cigarettes sold to non Indians at Indian businesses, but one tribe has already filed suit to stop the action. A state judge in Buffalo has issued a temporary order preventing the state ...

Sep 24, 2010

Cigarette tax ban remains in place

BUFFALO — 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 ...

Sep 14, 2010

Challenge to NY reservation cigarette tax in court

BUFFALO — The Seneca Indian Nation is ready to make its case in federal court against New York state’s plans to begin taxing smoke shop cigarette sales to non-Indian customers.

Sep 1, 2010

Tax drama continues

A state appellate judge on Wednesday stayed Indian cigarette tax collections, as convenience stores renewed a call to suspend the tax hike altogether.

Aug 27, 2010

Seneca Nation allowed to intervene in tax-challenge case

The Seneca Nation of Indians is pulling out all the stops in its battle with the state over the collection of taxes on cigarettes its sells to non members. Nation representatives were still in court ...

Aug 26, 2010

Senecas say New York residents are on their side

New York voters strongly support Indian treaties, which prevent taxation of Native American-sold goods, according to a new Zogby International poll conducted on behalf of the Seneca Nation of Indians.

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