N.Y. bill seeks to tax Cayuga Nation business
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A New York state lawmaker has introduced a bill to tax a business owned by the Cayuga Nation.

The tribe just purchased a gasoline station and convenience store that sits on land within its former reservation. Even if the bill passes, a tribal spokesperson said the sales tax won't be collected because the land is sovereign.

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Legislation seeks non-Indian gas tax (The Syracuse Post-Standard 5/1)

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