FTB 'Tribal Source' refund process
Process for submitting a claim for a refund of income tax that was improperly assessed.
FTB's Income Taxation of Native Americans booklet
FTB held a Sept. 18, 2013 meeting to discuss recommendations re how to determine if tribal member lives on/off reservation. FTB revised publication on this matter is still pending. See FTB recommendation and read a transcript of the meeting.
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.
CILS staff discuss Indian law topics of the day.
View Now: The Indian Law & Order Commission (ILOC) and the UCLA American Indian Studies Center's Partners for Justice: UCLA Institute on Criminal Law in Indian Country presented a one-day symposium showcasing the ILOC report. CILS Executive Director Dorothy Alther commented re Strengthening Tribal Justice & Detention Alternatives. Ms. Alther appears as the third speaker.
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