Ala. Tribe Wins Injunction On County's Property Taxes

Law360, New York (July 23, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT) -- An Alabama federal judge on Wednesday granted the state’s only federally recognized tribe a preliminary injunction prohibiting a county tax collector from levying taxes on the tribe’s casino property held in trust by the U.S. government.

U.S. Judge Callie V.S. “Ginny” Granade said the Poarch Band of Creek Indians fulfilled their burden of proof in requesting a preliminary injunction by demonstrating their likelihood of winning the case accusing Escambia County tax assessor James Hildreth of violating federal law by trying to tax trust lands and by showing that they could be substantially harmed if Hildreth were not stopped from assessing taxes...

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Alabama Southern

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Real Property: Other


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May 26, 2015

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