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Federal Judge In New York Grants Summary Judgment In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

granted summary judgment to a group of government officials and dismissed the complaints brought by two Native American nations with prejudice after finding that an amendment to a tax on Native American-made cigarettes does not violate the tribes’ right t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 30, 2017 00:29
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[New York] SENECA NATION OF INDIANS v. PATERSON

this Court again finds that the amendments at issue in this case do not unconstitutionally burden plaintiffs' right of tribal sovereignty and therefore denies plaintiffs' request for a declaratory judgment regarding this issue.
Leagle
added Jan 26, 2017 19:37
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Michigan] Mich. Officials Blast Claims In Tribe's Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

Michigan state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday that issues brought in a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community alleging they unlawfully levied taxes on the community and seized its property have already been litigated in a separate case,
Law360
added Dec 2, 2016 04:32
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Seeks To Pause Judgment Pending Appeal ($$)

Native American-owned tobacco manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. asked a Washington state federal court on Thursday to stay executing a judgment made earlier this month requiring it to fork over more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal g
Law360
added Nov 20, 2016 17:08
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[Washington] Federal Judge: Tribe’s Company Owes Government $6.4 Million In Assessments

A Native American tobacco company must pay the federal government more than $6.4 million in assessments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FETRA) that the company has not paid in the last four years, a Washington federal judge ruled
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 8, 2016 23:29
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[New York] FedEx Bid To Compel Tobacco Suit Discovery Searches Nixed ($$)

Officials in New York suing Federal Express for allegedly making illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations will not have to perform what they termed burdensome records searches for the names of three reservations under scru
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:24
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[New York] UPS Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up (UPS)

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
Investopedia.com
added Nov 7, 2016 21:59
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[New York] NY authorities seek $872 mln fine on UPS for cigarette shipments

urged a federal judge on Wednesday to impose a fine of $872 million against United Parcel Service for delivering untaxed cigarettes from smoke shops on Indian reservations. The closing arguments came in a lawsuit over whether UPS illegally shipped more t
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 16:41
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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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