The office of Indian Tribal Governments was established to help Indian tribes deal with their federal tax matters.
ITG Customer Satisfaction Survey 2008
ITG has released a report on the results of its 2008 survey of customer satisfaction.
New Annual Electronic Filing Requirement for Small Tax-Exempt Organizations
Beginning in 2008, small tax-exempt organizations that previously were not required to file returns risk losing their tax-exempt status if they do not file an annual electronic notice (e-Postcard Form 990-N). This will include small tax-exempt organizations operated by, or on behalf of Indian tribal governments.
Consultation Listening Meeting
The office of Indian Tribal Governments has a Consultation process that includes periodic Listening meetings, as well as ad hoc requests.
Tax Status of Tribes
Different ways tribal entities can be structured and the tax implications of each; what constitutes a federally recognized tribe and the benefits of such; and the taxability of certain types of income to tribal members.
Information regarding tribal governments federal tax obligations and responsibilities regarding income from natural resources, IRC Section 7873, etc.
Information regarding excise taxes, who is liable, and definitions.
Tax Information for Charities and Other Non-Profits - ITG
Information for Tribal governments as well as other organizations on charitable organizations and deductions.
Tax Exempt Bonds
Insights into tribal governments' economic benefits of issuing tax exempt bonds; their ability to issue tax exempt bonds; what requirements must be met; and other applicable general rules.
FAQs for Indian Tribal Governments regarding Targeted Tax Benefits
Insights into the employment tax credits (Indian Employment, Work Opportunity, Welfare-to-Work, and Empowerment Zone Employment) available to those doing business with or employing Native Americans, and special depreciation rules for qualified property used on reservations.
Links to Helpful Resources
A repository of resources for specific research and/or general knowledge.
IRS’ Electronic Filing and E-Services
The IRS continues to expand its electronic filing and e-Services to allow tax professionals and payers to do business with the IRS electronically.
The IRS is committed to protecting the privacy rights of America's taxpayers.
Reports of the ACT
Reports of recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) on issues concerning employee retirement plans, charities and other tax-exempt organizations, tax-exempt bond issuers, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal government bodies.
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