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.



On Oct. 12, 2010, the Supreme Court agreed to review the Oneida case.

Question presented: Whether tribal sovereign immunity from suit bars taxing authorities from foreclosing to collect lawfully imposed property taxes; and (2) whether the ancient Oneida reservation in New York was disestablished or diminished.



the SCOTUS ruled that taxes are owed by the tribe = foreclosure

the oneida reservation has been diminished
the cayuga reservation has been disestablished

...ponder


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