Click on links below for more info re:
Tax filing time is here!
Taxing Indian Country: Regulation 1616
Effective Feb 10, 2012 the California Board of Equalization implemented a law re: Property Used in Tribal Self-Governance. On July 6, 2012 they issued a formal letter for landless tribes to claim exemption from sales/use tax. See Oct. 2012 Notice.
FTB 'Tribal Source' refund process
Process for submitting a claim for a refund of income tax that was improperly assessed.
FTB Tribal Consultation re 'live on/off' reservation
FTB held a Sept. 18th meeting to discuss recommendations re how to determine if tribal member lives on/off reservation. This may be the only public comment session. See FTB recommendation and read a transcript of the meeting.
ICWA notice in probate guardianships decision
Click here to read the Oct. 2013 decision.
Board of Trustees positions
CILS seeks community representatives for our Board of Trustees. Please read our Alert.
Adoptive Couple v Baby Girl Slip Opinion
Click here for Supreme Court decision.
Questions about the Cobell Settlement?
Contact their toll free number 1-800-961-6109 or visit their website.
DOI Land Buy-Back Program Website
Click here to view the site launched August 2013.
Prevent foreclosure: know your rights!
Click here for more info.
Cy Pres Awards are another vital financial resource for CILS. Click here for more info.