FAQs for Indian Tribal Governments regarding Miscellaneous Excise Taxes


These frequently asked questions and answers are provided for general information only and should not be cited as any type of legal authority. They are designed to provide the user with information required to respond to general inquiries. Due to the uniqueness and complexities of Indian law and Federal tax law, it is imperative to ensure a full understanding of the specific question presented, and to perform the requisite research to ensure a correct response is provided.

  1. Does the excise tax on fuel used on inland waterways apply to Indian tribal governments?
  2. Is the luxury tax on passenger vehicles applicable to Indian tribal governments?
  3. Does the manufacturing tax apply to Indian tribal governments or individual tribal members?