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

Veterans Sales Tax Exemption

Veterans are exempt from sales tax on all gross receipts or gross proceeds of all items of value or goods or services bought, sold, rented, leased or exchanged, or any combination thereof, on all transactions on, through, by or with any business enterprise which is located on tribal lands.

This exemption does not apply to alcohol, tobacco, fuel purchases or motor vehicle registrations.