Neb. Town Ruled To Be On Tribal Land Must Pay Sales Tax

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 6:39 PM EST) -- A Nebraska federal judge ruled Thursday that a small town in the northeast portion of the state is located within the Omaha Indian Reservation, a decision that will require the town's liquor establishments to pay sales tax and fees to the tribe.

U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf ruled the town of Pender falls within the Omaha reservation, resolving a 7-year-old dispute about the tribes boundaries. The ruling means Pender retailers that sell alcohol will need to obtain a liquor license from the Omaha Indian Reservation...
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Smith et al v. Parker et al

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Other Statutory Actions


Richard G. Kopf

Date Filed

April 11, 2007

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