Mission Statement

  • Administer the collection of Tribal taxes on all business activity occurring within Tribal and Trust lands.
  • Assist Tribal citizens in obtaining exemption from State taxes as negotiated in the Tax Agreement between the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and the State of Michigan.
  • Protect the Tribe from liability for non-compliance with State and Federal tax laws while maximizing tax benefits available for the Tribe and its citizens.

Tribal Tax Documents

Register your Tribal Business

  • The Tax and Revenue Administration Ordinance requires all sellers (Tribal and Non- Tribal) to register with the Tax Department before selling goods or services on Tribal and Trust lands. Sellers that will be selling on a continual basis can register by completing the Tribal Business Tax Registration Form.
  • Sellers that will be selling goods or services temporarily can register by completing the Temporary Tribal Business Tax Registration Form.
  • If a seller is selling on Tribal and Trust lands for the purpose of a fundraiser a Tribal Tax Exemption Application can be submitted to the Tax Department for a tax exemption.