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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

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

How Seattle's New Tax to Fight Homelessness Could Ruin its Economy - Fortune

FortuneHow Seattle's New Tax to Fight Homelessness Could Ruin its EconomyFortuneIn a shortsighted effort to fight hom.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 18th, 2018

How Seattle’s New Tax to Fight Homelessness Could Ruin its Economy

There are better ways to combat homelessness. In a shortsighted effort to fight homelessness, Seattle's city council has approved a new employee "head tax" on compan.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 17th, 2018

Seattle backs new tax on largest companies, including Amazon

Seattle voted to impose a new tax on the city's biggest companies, including Amazon, to fight rising real estate costs......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 16th, 2018

Behind Seattle"s Amazon tax: Seething tensions, rising rents

As a tech boom drives up home prices, lawmakers ask: “Can cities grow too fast?”.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Behind Seattle"s Amazon tax: Seething tensions, livid neighbors and rising rents

As a tech boom drives up home prices, lawmakers ask: “Can cities grow too fast?”.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Pacific: Seattle-Amazon tax fight is a lose-lose for everyone

The war that pitted Seattle's City Council against Amazon, Starbucks and other businesses over homelessness ended in a lose-lose-lose draw......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2018

Analysis: the Seattle-Amazon tax fight is a lose-lose for everyone

Seattle and Amazon screwed the homeless......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2018

Seattle"s tax to fight homelessness may hit Amazon hardest

If a proposed tax on big businesses to alleviate Seattle's housing crisis is approved, Amazon is likely to take the biggest hit as the city's largest private sector employer......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2018

Amazon"s bitter fight with Seattle over a new tax shows just how important HQ2 will be to the company (AMZN)

AP/Ted S. Warren Seattle's city council voted for a new tax on large employers in the city. Amazon criticized the new tax in a blistering statement from vice president Drew Herdener. Amazon's dissatisfaction w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

Seattle City Council approves head tax to raise $237 million for homeless services and housing

Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to sign the legislation after brokering a reduced tax with Amazon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Amazon apprehensive about future growth in Seattle after head tax passes

Amazon plans to restart stalled development of a tower downtown, but remains wary about its future in Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Seattle City Council approves tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness

Seattle City Council approves tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 14th, 2018

Seattle City Council OK"s $75M head tax; mayor"s veto expected

The Seattle City Council voted 5-4 Friday to move forward the $75 million a year head tax that has been widely opposed by Amazon.com Inc. and other businesses. The result is a standoff that is going to require a compromise Monday when the council is sch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Where do you go after buying tires from Amazon? Soon, you'll be able to head to Sears

Sears will install tires purchased fro.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 9th, 2018

Councilmembers double down on head tax after Amazon halts Seattle expansion

The primary sponsors of the jobs tax say it will help mitigate the impacts of Washington state's "upside-down tax code that puts an inequitable accumulation of wealth ahead of the needs of everyday people.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018