Headlines Tagged with TribesSuit — 246 headlines found
Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Jul 25, 2016 Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07
Michigan may not sue an Indian tribe to shut down a casino opened far from the tribe’s reservation...The ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in dissent, “renders the tribes largely litigation-proof” for activities as varied as gambling, cigarette sales,
May 28, 2014 New York Times
added May 28, 2014 14:09
[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
urged a federal court to dismiss a business entity of the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians' challenge to certain state taxes linked to the sale of tobacco products, saying the tribal entity is not exempt from the taxes. Attorney General
Sep 18, 2018 Law360
added Sep 18, 2018 21:31