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TEN TIMES HARDER HELPING FIRST NATIONS GET INTO THE GAME [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2005

This article compares First Nations property tax investments with those of municipalities and how the outcomes differ.

Why are First Nations receiving such a small share of private investment?

CLEARING THE PATH: Advancing First Nation FMA Cannabis Fiscal and Regulatory Proposal [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

VOLUME 12 | ISSUE 03 | WINTER 2019 A First Nations Tax Commission Quarterly Publication

IN THIS ISSUE

•A First Nation FMA Cannabis Fiscal and Regulatory Proposal
• Understanding Assessment on First Nation Lands
• Welcome New Chief Operating Officer
• FMA Amendments
• Update from BC Assessment: Two Important changes to Vancouver Island First Nations Assessment for 2019
• Best Wishes to Ken Scopick on His Retirement

Newsletter: CLEARING THE PATH [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Archives of all previous issues of FNTC’s quarterly newsletters.

Volume 12
Issue 03 Winter 2019
Advancing First Nation FMA Cannabis Fiscal and Regulatory Proposal

Issue 02 Fall 2018
Building the First Nations Infrastructure Institute

Issue 01 Summer 2018
Our Lands, Our Jurisdiction, Our Institutions: First Nations Leading the Way – May 15 – 17, 2018

Volume 11
Issue 04 Spring 2018
Cover Story: Our Lands, Our Jurisdiction, Our Institutions: First Nations Leading The Way

Additions to Reserve Municipal Tax Loss Concerns [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
Fiscal Realities
Year of publication: 
2019

First Nations additions to reserve near urban locations are economically and fiscally
beneficial to First Nations and local governments. They provide First Nations access to
markets and employment and housing opportunities. They can support improved
services and infrastructure. Despite this, some local governments have expressed
concerns about tax loss from urban ATRs.

Webinar: Overview of First Nations Tax Jurisdiction [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2017

The First Nations Tax Commission is pleased to present this webinar which provides an overview of taxation and it's importance as a governance function. We discuss how the First Nations property tax system works and share stories from First Nations who are benefiting as a result of property taxation. We wrap up by explaining the tools and supports available through the FNTC for First Nations wishing to develop and implement a property tax system.

First Nations Tax Commission: Growing First Nation Economies [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2014

A First Nation builds its tax system by creating
laws to exercise its jurisdiction. These laws reflect
the First Nation’s own decisions regarding taxation.
First Nations can lose out on millions of dollars
in potential revenue by not implementing property
tax systems.

FIRST NATION REAL PROPERTY TAXATION GUIDE [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2014

The first edition of the First Nation Real Property Taxation Guide was
published in 2007 to help First Nation governments, taxpayers, First Nation
residents, the general public, other governments, and potential investors
understand First Nation property taxation and how it works. The goal was
to provide general information on virtually every aspect of the First Nation
property taxation system. With this third edition of the Guide, we have the
same goals, and have updated the contents.

Section 83 Indian Act Toolkit [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

First Nation tax authorities levy and collect taxes in the same manner as other local governments throughout Canada. First Nation tax systems base taxation on a property assessment, use market value assessment methods, use professional assessors, and set rates based on a budget. Procedures for assessment appeals and tax enforcement in First Nation tax systems are also similar to other local governments.

Fiscal Management Act Toolkit [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Under the framework of the FMA, a First Nation creates its real property taxation system by making two laws: a First Nation Property Taxation Law and a First Nation Property Assessment Law. A First Nation must have both of these laws in place before it can levy and collect property taxes. The property assessment law establishes the property assessment system.

Sample Frameworks under First Nations Fiscal Management Act [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

More Information and Samples of Laws and By-laws.

First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Legislation
Regulations
Standards and Procedures
FNTC Policies
Sample Laws

Indian Act s.83

Legislation
Memorandum Of Understanding
FNTC Policies
Sample By-laws

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