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Tribes Say IRS Moves to Tax Tribal Per Capita Payments; Congress Investigates

 


Three tribal leaders testified before the U.S. Congress on September 15 that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was moving to tax non-gaming per capita payments paid by tribes to their tribal citizens through trust accounts held by the U.S. Department of the Interior. They charged that this would be a violation of federal law—a charge that at least one IRS official seemed convinced of by the end of the hearing.

Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/19/tribes-say-irs-moves-to-tax-tribal-per-capita-payments-congress-investigates-134775 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/19/tribes-say-irs-moves-to-tax-tribal-per-capita-payments-congress-investigates-134775#ixzz270ynpHRE

 

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