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?