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Witness list for House hearing on taxation and per capitas

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing tomorrow discuss taxation of per capita payments.

Individual Indians across the nation are benefiting from millions of dollars in funds through various settlements. The Internal Revenue Service issued a notice, Per Capita Payments from Proceeds of Settlements of Indian Tribal Trust Cases, stating that such funds aren't subject to income taxes.

The hearing takes place at 11am in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel I
Christy J. Jacobs
Director, Office of Indian Tribal Governments, Internal Revenue Service

Athena Sanchey Yallup
Executive Secretary, The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

The Honorable Ron Suppah
Vice-Chairman, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon

The Honorable John E. Sirois
Chairman, The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing on "Per Capita Act and Federal Treatment of Trust Per Capita Distributions" (September 14, 2012)

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