Finance


June 4, 2014 6:52 PM | Posted by Coyle, Brie and Raymond, Emily (Summer Associate) | Permalink
On June 3, 2014, the IRS released its finalized guidelines on the General Welfare Exclusion applied to payments from tribal governments. The new guidelines allow payments made to or on behalf of a member of an Indian tribe, under a tribal government program to promote the general welfare, to be excluded from the recipient's gross income for tax purposes. read more
February 19, 2014 2:29 PM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
Announcing the National Intertribal Tax Alliance 16th Annual Tax Conference on September 24-25, 2014 . . . read more
January 22, 2014 2:24 PM | Posted by Coyle, Brie | Permalink
The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") and the Department of the Treasury will host a telephone consultation on Monday, January 27, at 2:30 p.m. EST (11:30 a.m. PST).  The consultation is intended to address the forthcoming guidance . . . read more
September 23, 2013 2:54 PM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
During the Native American Finance Officers Association's Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference held in Seattle September 9-10, Chairman Ron Allen of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe was recognized with the NAFOA Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Financial Leadership. read more
September 5, 2013 2:51 PM | Posted by Masse, Christine | Permalink
We are looking forward to welcoming the Native American Finance Officers Association's Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference to Seattle on September 9th and 10th. read more
April 24, 2013 10:00 AM | Posted by Molatore, Clifton | Permalink
The Native American Finance Officers Association's 31st Annual Conference held April 18-19 in Nashville, Tennessee was a success. read more
April 10, 2013 8:41 AM | Posted by Molatore, Clifton | Permalink
The Native American Finance Officers Association's 31st Annual Conference is being held this year April 18-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. Every year, the national organization attracts top experts for two-days of programing and networking . . . read more
August 9, 2012 9:00 AM | Posted by Groshong, Geoff | Permalink
On Thursday, August 2, the Yavapai-Apache Nation ("YAN"), a creditor of the Iipay Nation's Santa Ysabel Resort and Casino ("Casino"), filed a motion to . . . read more
April 13, 2012 10:03 AM | Posted by Groshong, Geoff | Permalink

The Western Mohegan Tribe and Nation of New York filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in Chicago on March 9, 2012, to stop a pending public foreclosure of its 255-acre Tamarac Lodge property.

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March 20, 2012 11:16 AM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) is presenting its 30th Annual Conference this week in New Orleans. NOFOA is an organization focused solely on the financial success of tribal entities and the annual conference is attended by tribal leaders, finance officers, controllers, treasurers, accountants, auditors, financial advisors, and advisors. read more
February 2, 2012 7:57 AM | Posted by Molatore, Clifton | Permalink
Fall-out from the Lac du Flambeau decision continues, not surprisingly, with a lawsuit filed by the bond holders against the bond counsel that issued the opinion letter in the $50 million bond issuance. read more
October 31, 2011 2:36 PM | Posted by Molatore, Clifton | Permalink
Today the IRS announced that it is seeking public comment on the reallocation of Tribal Economic Development Bonds in order to help tribal governments issue the tax-exempt bonds in this tough economic climate. read more
October 3, 2011 11:25 PM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The Global Gaming Expo 2011 begins today, October 3, and the Exhibit Show Floor opens tomorrow, October 4. read more
September 13, 2011 9:54 AM | Posted by Molatore, Clifton | Permalink
On September 6, 2011, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's opinion in Wells Fargo Bank, National Association v. Lake of the Torches Economic Development Corporation that the bond indenture at issue constitutes an unapproved management contract and is void. read more