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Important Notices

04/05/2024: “Members who received a 2023 GWA payment in September of 2023 were not eligible for the Late GWA payment of March 2024. The Late GWA payment, with a submission deadline of March 1st, 2024, was a continuation of the 2023 GWA program. The 2024 GWA program is not open for submission until July 1, 2024.”


NOTICE: No Direct Deposit to Online banks- Deadline to change direct deposit information May 31, 2024

02/16/2024: A letter is being sent from Oneida Trust Enrollment Department to affected members- Due to a high number of direct deposit rejections, as of May 31,2024, the Trust Enrollment Department will no longer accept direct deposit information from ONLINE BANKS such as Stride, Meta Bank, Sutton Bank, Go Bank, Green Dot Bank, etc. Members have until May 31, 2024, to update their direct deposit information if using these banks, otherwise any future payments will be made via check to the home address on file. Any questions, call 920-869-6200.

See below for an initial list of banks that our department will no longer direct deposit to. This list not all-inclusive, it will continue to be updated. Again, please call (920) 869-6200 with questions. Yaw^ko.


GTC Meetings: 1099MISC forms will be mailed to tribal members that have attended 3 or more GTC meetings in 2023. The 1099MISC forms will be mailed out by Accounting on January 31, 2024, per IRS regulations. Again, the form will only be mailed if the member has attended 3 or more GTC meetings in 2023.

2023 GWA Payment: No 1099 forms will be mailed out for the 2023 payment; this is a General Welfare payment and is considered non-taxable income. The payment is not per capita. At this time, there are no per capita payments to the membership. Please see link below for Chairman Hill’s letter confirming the payment is not taxable. Yaw^ko

2023 General Welfare Assistance (GWA) Payment Verification Letter

2023 GWA Payment Distribution Chairman Letter



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Please refer to the Nation’s website,, and the Nation’s social media accounts for the most up-to-date information.

  • The Trust Enrollment Department is now open to the public. Tribal ID’s hours are 9 am-4 pm. Appointment not required.            Please note:
    • A separate photo ID is required (older versions of Tribal IDs without an expiration are not acceptable pursuant BC Resolution 03-14-18-A)
    • Tribal IDs cost $5 for members under 54 years old (cash or check only)
    • Tribal IDs cost $2 for members 55 years and older (cash or check only)


  • Beginning March 2020 any Tribal ID that does not have an expiration date will not be recognized by the Trust Enrollment Department, nor will they be recognized as valid forms of identification at Tribal functions such as GTC meetings or Oneida Elections. This is pursuant to BC Resolution 03-14-18-A.


  • On July 26, 2017, the Business Committee adopted amendments to the Cemetery Law moving cemetery duties over to the Division of Land Management. For cemetery information or plot purchases, please visit Land Management’s webpage.
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