Justices Won't Take Up Dispute Over Tribal Couple's Taxes

By Theresa Schliep (October 12, 2021, 2:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a challenge from members of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida to taxes the Internal Revenue Service assessed on payments they received from their tribe's casino revenue.

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review an Eleventh Circuit decision that found there was no clear tax exemption applicable to payments received from the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The justices let stand an Eleventh Circuit decision finding that married tribe members James Clay and Audrey Osceola should have reported the distributions from the tribe as taxable income, according to an order list....

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