Tribal Tax-Exemption Win in Washington Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a state law allowing tribal fee lands used for economic development projects to be exempt from state taxes provided that the tribe pays a payment in lieu of tax. (PILT). The case concerned Muckleshoot-owned lands and Muckleshoot filed an amicus brief in the case. Here is the opinion in City of Snoqualmie v. King County Executive Dow Constantine.

About Ann Tweedy

Tribal Attorney for Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, legal scholar, adjunct professor at University of Tulsa, and poet. Read more at www.anntweedy.com.
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4 Responses to Tribal Tax-Exemption Win in Washington Supreme Court

  1. Pingback: Tribal Tax-Exemption Win in Washington Supreme Court — Turtle Talk | Indiĝenaj Inteligenteco

  2. Stephen LeCuyer says:

    Ann, I haven’t read the whole opinion yet, but congrats, esp. if you wrote the amicus. Happy holidays !

    Stephen T. LeCuyer Office of the Tribal Attorney Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

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