Over 31,000 elders applied for Respond, Recover and Rebuild Elder Assistance. A $400 check will be mailed to elders directly, starting this week. For those elders in the reservation, a $1,200 payment will be made soon directly to utility companies. Questions: elders@cherokee.org

Tax Commission

Cherokee Nation Attn: Tax Commission P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

Tobacco Wholesale Licensing

Every wholesaler of tobacco products, prior to establishing any place of business, warehouse, or wholesale outlet for the sale of tobacco products in Cherokee country, must first apply for and receive from the Commission a wholesale tobacco license.


  • The applicant must provide a copy of the Oklahoma state wholesale license.
  • The applicant must provide a copy of their Certificate of Incorporation.
  • The applicant must provide a list of Indian retailers currently served.
  • The applicant must provide a copy of Surety, collateral or cash bond in the amount of $25,000.00, filed and payable to the Cherokee Nation as surety for accrued tobacco taxes.
  • The applicant must provide other waivers and certifications if required.
  • The applicant must provide a non-refundable application fee.