The Pawnee Nation Tax Commission serves the Pawnee Nation through the issuance of tags and the sale of merchandise depicting the Pawnee culture.
The Pawnee Nation Tax Commission is responsible for the collection of sales tax fees on merchandise/liquor sales on tribal land. It also collects revenues on oil and gas sales on Pawnee Nation jurisdictional land. The Revenues collected are utilized by the Pawnee Nation and the Pawnee Business Council to supplemental Tribal programs and Tribal operational needs.
Vendor Food Sales on the Pawnee Nation Tribal Reserve
Food vendors that operate periodically on the Pawnee Nation Tribal reserve are exempt from the daily sales permit fee if the business is limited to three times per week. A yearly permit for food sales is required for all other transactions. All merchants must notify the Tax Commission prior to conducting business.
Pawnee Nation Veterans Sales Tax Exemption
Enrolled Pawnee Tribal Veterans certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to receive disability compensation at the 100 percent rate as permanently disabled due to injury sustained through military action can claim exemption from the sales tax. This exemption applies to the sale of tangible personal property or services provided to Pawnee enrolled veterans up to $25,000. To claim tax exemption, individuals need to contact the Pawnee Nation Tax Commission to execute a statement under oath before a Pawnee Nation Tax Office staff member. Individuals must present a Department of Veterans Affairs certification, picture identification card and a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood to execute the statement of oath.
Returned Check Fee Notice
It is the policy of the Pawnee Nation Tax Commission to add a returned check fee of $25 paid by cashier’s check or money order. After 30 days, unresolved cases will be referred to the Pawnee Nation Attorney General for prosecution.
Pawnee Nation Merchandise
Click here for a list of available merchandise.
Services are available on weekends by appointment only.
Lyle E. Fields
Tax Commission Manager
(918) 762-3624 ext. 138
(918) 399-3312 (cell)
Tax Commission Assistant
(918) 762-3624 ext. 139
Tax Commission - (918) 762-3624
Physical Address, Building 64: Pawnee Nation Tax Commission
881 Little Dee Dr
Pawnee, OK 74058
Pawnee Nation Tax Commission
PO Box 438
Pawnee, OK 74058