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Amazon's fight with Seattle over head tax foreshadows battles to come in other cities

If Seattle's bitter public fight with Amazon over a new tax on employees is a sign of the future for cities vying to become the company's next headquarters, there's a take-hom.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 16th, 2018

Amazon's fight with Seattle gives second headquarters cities a taste of their future

Amazon has put on hold two big building and leasing projects it had going in Seattle d.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 3rd, 2018

Dear HQ2 Cities: Here's How to Deal With Amazon. Love, Seattle. - HuffPost

HuffPostDear HQ2 Cities: Here's How to Deal With Amazon. Love, Seattle.HuffPostLike most Seattleites, .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 cities could see Seattle's growing pains

Amazon HQ2 cities on the East Coast could see strains on housing, transit and even more jobs beyond Amazon's hiring spree - at least that has been the experience Seattle had (Nov. 13)     &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2018

After losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homeless - USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homelessUSA TODAYAmazon and other businesses sq.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 17th, 2018

After losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homeless

Amazon and other businesses squelched a Seattle tax to fund homeless services, leaving the city with no clear path forward to deal with the crisis. Many.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 17th, 2018

Fight continues for Amazon employees who organized to support Seattle head tax

Software engineers, graphic designers and project managers inside Amazon sent a proposal to support the head tax to top executives......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities? - Washington Post

Washington PostWill Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?Washington PostSEATTLE — A tax on large companies such as Amazon that was meant to f.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 13th, 2018

Seattle leaders vote to repeal "head tax" weeks after enactment

Seattle's city council, facing stiff opposition from big business, voted on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" introduced as a way to fight a housing crisis which had hit the city's largest companies, including Amazon.com......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2018

Will Seattle"s "Amazon Tax" Spark Copycat Proposals Aimed at Silicon Valley"s Biggest Firms?

Inspired by Seattle's controversial effort to levy a 'head tax' on its largest employers, the Silicon Valley cities of Cupertino, home to Apple's new spacehip complex, and Mountain View, the location o.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 8th, 2018

Will these California cities impose a "Google tax" or an "Apple tax"?

On the heels of Seattle's passage of the controversial 'Amazon tax' based on employee head count, Mountain View, California, and Cupertino, California, are considering related proposals......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 5th, 2018

Amazon battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness

Other HQ2 cities take note as Amazon’s relationship with its home area becomes fraught......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

Amazon battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness

Other HQ2 cities take note as Amazon’s relationship with its home area becomes fraught......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

As Amazon pursues a second headquarters, it battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness

Other HQ2 cities take note as Amazon’s relationship with its home area becomes fraught......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 10th, 2018

Amazon is using hardball tactics to fight a proposed tax in Seattle. Other cities are taking note.

Amazon — which wil.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 10th, 2018

Not Just NIMBYism: Amazon"s HQ2 Opponents Dig In for Long Fight

Some cities would have thrown a parade. But in New York City Amazon’s plan to develop a campus in Queens is facing a lengthy conflict ahead......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 31st, 2018

Community activists stage Cyber Monday protests in fight against Amazon's HQ2 - MarketWatch

QuartzCommunity activists stage Cyber Monday protests in fight against Amazon's HQ2MarketWatchMultiple protests in New York City.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 26th, 2018

Does Amazon's HQ2 Decision To Make A "National Landing" Come With Flights To Seattle? - Forbes

ForbesDoes Amazon's HQ2 Decision To Make A "National Landing" Come With Flights To Seattle?ForbesVirginia promised Amazon over a half billion dollars in direct subsidies to attract the company.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 20th, 2018

Cities that didn't win HQ2 shouldn't be counted out - TechCrunch

TechCrunchCities that didn't win HQ2 shouldn't be counted outTechCrunchThe more than year-long dance between cities and Amazon for its second headquarters is fi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 18th, 2018