Wis. Cities, Towns Ask Out Of Tribes' Property Tax Suit

Law360 (November 14, 2019, 6:29 PM EST) -- Six Wisconsin cities and towns have asked a federal judge to dismiss them from a suit brought by Chippewa tribes over property tax collection on tribal lands, saying they shouldn't be included for simply following state law.

Bass Lake, Hayward, Sanborn, Ashland, White River and Gingles and their assessors asked the court to dismiss the cities and towns and their assessors from the suit in a brief filed Wednesday in Wisconsin federal court. The brief argued that Wisconsin and its Department of Revenue should be the only defendants, since they created the policies and regulations the cities and towns and their...

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