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[Canada, New York] AG ups heat on no-tax smokes

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is escalating a crackdown on major suppliers of cigarettes to Native American stores in New York. He is planning to file federal and state charges against a key supplier based in Canada, and against a Seneca Indian Nati
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 3, 2013 13:24
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[Washington] Judge: Yakama tobacco subject to federal taxes

A ruling by a federal judge in Spokane could open a Yakama Nation tobacco company to tens of millions of dollars in tax liability.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 18:37
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[New York] COURT RULES IT'S LEGAL TO TAX CIG­A­RETTES SOLD TO NON-NATIVE AMERICANS ON RESER­VA­TIONS

According to a treaty and a statute with the Seneca Nation, the state is supposed to be prohibited from taxing "Indian reservation activities." But the court made its decision based on a revised version of state law 471, which now allows for that type o
Spectrum News
added Jun 11, 2018 07:58
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[New York] UPS Responds In Appeal Of $247 Million Award For Untaxed Cigarette Sales ($$)

tells the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the state of New York and New York City, in a February brief defending their $247 million award for UPS’s delivery of untaxed cigarettes, rely only on “rhetoric and invective” (New York, et al. v. United
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:03
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[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
Law360
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes ($$)

held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump state regulations in this case.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 21:38
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[New York] Treaties May Absolve Tribal Member Of Taxes, Judge Rules ($$)

A New York federal judge handed the IRS its second defeat in a lawsuit from a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians ... ... summary order dealt with cigarettes made from tobacco brought onto Seneca land, and not the products from...
Law360
added Aug 5, 2017 21:07
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[New York] NY authorities seek $872 mln fine on UPS for cigarette shipments

New York city and state authorities urged a federal judge on Wednesday to impose a fine of $872 million against United Parcel Service for allegedly delivering untaxed cigarettes from smoke shops on Indian reservations. The closing arguments came in a la
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2016 20:26
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[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47
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[New York] Federal Judge Denies UPS Partial Summary Judgment In Tobacco Trafficking Suit ($$)

the plaintiffs have presented “sufficient factual matter to raise triable issue as to whether UPS is entitled to exemption under the PACT Act” (The State of New York, et al. v. United...
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2016 16:08
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