Seneca Nation: Tax talks with state resume Diana Louise Carter • Staff writer • December 10, 2010
A Representatives of the Seneca Nation of Indians, which is at odds with New York over casino payments and cigarette sales taxes, say they're talking with state officials again.
But a spokeswoman for Gov. David Paterson said late Thursday that the two sides are at an impasse and arbitration is needed.
Originally Posted By: dwarren
In its legal arguments, the Seneca Nation "expressly acknowledges that, as a general principle, New York State has the authority to require reservation retailers to collect excise taxes on sales to non-Indians," Arcara wrote.
what is there to negotiate?
wonder if I could 'cut a deal' when my taxes are due?