Policy Basics is a series of background reports on issues related to the Montana budget and taxes. The purpose of the Policy Basics series is to provide the public, community advocates, and policymakers with the tools they need to understand basic yet complex tax and budget policies and effectively engage in important fiscal debates that shape the health and safety of our communities.
Tribal self-sufficiency and self-government depend upon a tribe’s ability to raise revenue and regulate its territory—and the power to tax plays an essential role in this. These revenue streams...Read more
Few people understand the nuances of how taxes work in Indian Country. As a result, taxation authority in Indian Country has been one of the most litigated issues between tribes, states, and local...Read more
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