Justices Say Tribal Co. Doesn't Owe Wash. State Fuel Tax

Law360 (March 19, 2019, 11:15 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Washington state court ruling that a Yakama Nation company does not have to pay a state fuel tax, saying the tribe's right to travel on public highways under its treaty makes the company exempt from the tax.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a ruling by a Washington state court that a Yakima Nation company does not have to pay a state fuel tax. (AP)

In a plurality opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer, the high court denied the state's bid to overturn a March 2017 Washington Supreme Court ruling that wholesale fuel distributor Cougar Den — formed...

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