Ala. Tribe Wins Permanent Block On Local Tax Assessments

Law360, New York (December 6, 2016, 5:45 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Monday permanently barred the assessment of state and local taxes on land held in trust for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians by the federal government, handing the tribe a win in its lawsuit against an Alabama county tax official.

Last month, Escambia County Tax Assessor Thad Moore Jr. said he was withdrawing further opposition to the tribe's request for a declaration that its land held in trust is exempt from taxation and to its request for an entry of a permanent injunction, based on the Eleventh Circuit's July decision to uphold a preliminary injunction preventing the...

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Alabama Southern

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Real Property: Other


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May 26, 2015

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