NIGA TAX EXEMPT STATEMENT
The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) is a tax exempt corporation under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(6). Although ruled tax exempt, this does not make NIGA a “charity” and thus contributions to the organization are not always deductible by the donor as a charitable contribution for federal Income Tax purposes. NIGA was founded in 1985 and incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1993.
MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) is to protect and preserve the general welfare of the Tribes striving for self-sufficiency through gaming enterprises in Indian Country. To fulfill its mission, NIGA works with the federal government and Congress to develop sound policies and practices and to provide technical assistance and advocacy on gaming related issues. In addition, NIGA seeks to maintain and protect Indian sovereign governmental authority in Indian Country.
2 INDIAN GAMING - ANNUAL REPORT 2019
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