1. CONFERENCE: AGENDA AVAILABLE FOR #NAFOA2023
The agenda is live and registration is open for NAFOA’s 41st Annual Conference being held April 24-25, 2023 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. The conference will offer two full days of high-quality, educational breakout sessions, and general sessions focused on discussing critical issues facing Indian Country. We can’t wait to see you in DC!
2. POLICY: TREASURY TRIBAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING MARCH 14TH
The U.S. Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) will be convening their 10th public meeting on Tuesday, March 14 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET.
Register to attend either in person or virtually. Registration will close on Friday, March 10th at 5:00pm ET.
Participants are welcome to make public comments concerning TTAC and Tribal Taxation by emailing TTAC@treasury.gov. Comments are requested no later than 15 calendar days before a public meeting in order to be considered by the TTAC. The Department of the Treasury will post all comments received on its website.
3. MEMBER TRIBE NEWS: CHEROKEE NATION ARGUES FOR INDIAN COUNTRY INCOME TAX EXEMPTION CASE
Three tribes including the Cherokee Nation have asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to exempt tribal citizens living and working within their own reservations from personal state income taxes.
On Feb. 13, the CN, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations filed an amicus curiae brief, or “friend of the court” brief, in the case Stroble v. Oklahoma Tax Commission. According to legal experts, amicus briefs allow interested parties to speak to the court on the subject matter at hand.
Cherokee Nation Attorney General Sara Hill entered an appearance in the case on behalf of Cherokee Nation and joined lawyers with the two other tribes on the brief.
From: Cherokee Phoenix
4. WEBINAR: OFFICE OF INDIAN ENERGY CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT ON TRIBAL LANDS – 2023 FOA WEBINAR
February 28, 2023 03:00PM to 05:30PM EST
The DOE Office of Indian Energy will conduct an informational webinar on February 28, 2023 (3:00-5:30 Eastern) to provide information on the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to potential applicants.
In addition to describing the FOA, information will be provided on who is eligible to apply, what an application needs to include, cost share and other requirements, how to ask questions, and how applications will be selected for funding.
If you are unable to attend the webinar, it will be recorded and posted for later viewing.
5. JOBS: PAUMA BAND OF MISSION INDIANS IS SEEKING CONTROLLER
Under the supervision of the Tribal Administrator, the Fiscal Manager-Controller is responsible for direction and maintenance of all fiscal functions of the Pauma Band of Mission Indians in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other regulatory/advisory organizations and in accordance with the financial management techniques typically practiced within a Tribal Government. The Fiscal Manager-Controller is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Tribe by working with the Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. The Fiscal Manager-Controller will have the long-term opportunity to transition into the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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