EVERETT, Wash. — A federal judge is deciding who gets to collect millions of dollars in sales tax generated by businesses on part of the Tulalip Indian Reservation in Washington state.
The case is before U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein, who presided over the trial in May.
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In closing legal arguments filed last week, tribal leaders assert their sovereign rights and say federal law prevents the state and county from collecting sales tax at those stores.
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