TRIBAL ALERT April 4, 2013 FTB TO RESCIND ‘TRIBAL SOURCE’ PRACTICE – THOSE WHO FILED 2008 STATE INCOME TAXES HAVE UNTIL APRIL 15, 2013 TO FILE APPEAL & PRESERVE THEIR RIGHTS: Tribal leaders please circulate to all members The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has initiated a practice of collecting state income tax from tribal […]
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl Amicus Brief available for viewing On March 28, 2013 California Indian Legal Services (CILS) and Maureen Geary with Maier, Pfeffer, Kim & Geary, filed an amicus brief (“friend of the court brief”) on behalf of 63 California tribes and 5 Indian/tribal organizations with the United States Supreme Court in the […]
Adoptive Couple vs Baby Girl set for Argument before Supreme Court Thank you to all who sent us their authorization to join the California Tribal Amicus Brief in Support of Respondents in the Case. The Supreme Court has set Tuesday, April 16, 2013 to hear oral arguments in this important case.
March 22, 2013 – Deadline for Authorization to Join California Tribal Amicus Brief in Support of Respondents in the Case: Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Birth Father, and Cherokee Nation If your Tribe would like to participate in the Tribal Amicus Brief the authorization must be in by 5pm, March 22, 2013. On January 4th, […]
Free Tax Assistance For Low-Income Workers Call us for assistance or follow the link to complete your own online 2012 Tax Returns California Indian Legal Services (CILS) has begun offering its free tax assistance services. Those interested in free assistance should call (800) 829-0284 extension 307 or go to the California Franchise Tax Board page […]
CILS PROVIDES FREE ASSISTANCE PREPARING YOUR TAXES Starting January 28, 2013 California Indian Legal Services is happy to offer free tax preparation assistance. Since 2004 CILS has worked to provide California Native communities with an opportunity to complete the preparation of their state and federal income tax returns at no cost. This great program is […]