South Dakota, Tribe Double Down In Casino Tax Battle

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 8:45 PM EDT) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and the state of South Dakota traded blows in federal court Friday in their tax battle, with the tribe claiming that the state has no business imposing a use tax on the money nonmembers spend at the tribe’s casino.

The state and the tribe both pushed for quick wins in the tribe’s suit on Feb. 10, when the state contended that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act doesn’t preempt the collection of its use tax on purchases by those who aren't members...
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