Headlines Tagged with TribesSuit — 233 headlines found
[New York] FedEx hit with $235m lawsuit from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for shipping untaxed cigarettes
The attorney general is charging FedEx with violating state and federal law by delivering more than 400,000 cartons of cheap and untaxed cigarettes to consumers across New York State. The filing says the shipments cost the state a 'direct tax loss' of mor
Mar 31, 2014 New York Daily News
added Mar 31, 2014 10:54
Tribal officials have long relied on the doctrine of official sovereign immunity...In at least two circuit courts, the doctrine is imperiled and its future use to... Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., was the first to change course
Feb 26, 2016 Law360
added Feb 26, 2016 19:58
Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Oct 26, 2014 Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
12/30/2013 1 COMPLAINT against Federal Express Corp., Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. ... 03/30/2014 13 AMENDED COMPLAINT amending 1 Complaint against FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.,, Federal Express Corp.
Mar 31, 2014 Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 13:47
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes.
Mar 5, 2013 Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Mar 5, 2013 12:17
After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Feb 21, 2013 Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54
The judgment, which could cost the wholesalers up to $15 million in penalties, was the latest victory in a battle that the city and state have waged for years to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian-owned businesses to non-Indians.
Aug 23, 2012 New York Times
added Aug 24, 2012 01:14
A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Jun 16, 2018 Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
Arguments ended last week in a lawsuit between United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) and New York state and city authorities, reports Reuters. The lawsuit alleges that UPS turned a blind-eye toward illegal cigarette shipments, which were being sent into New
Nov 7, 2016 Investopedia.com
added Nov 7, 2016 21:59
denied New York City and New York state’s motion to impose sanctions on the attorneys representing United Parcel Service Inc. in a tobacco trafficking suit because the judge found that the city and state’s failure to produce certain pieces of evidence dur
Sep 15, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 16, 2016 00:08