Search the forum first. There are a lot of threads about this topic.
we don't want to be so awkward please have a look here:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/indesign/cs/using/WSa285fff53dea4f8617383751001ea8cb3f-6ff5a.h tml#WSa285fff53dea4f8617383751001ea8cb3f-6ff2a and see "Importing tables from other applications".
Thanks to you both for the responses - I've resolved the issue and appreciate your input!