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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

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

Amazon is no longer a Seattle company. Here's what that will mean for future workers and its second headquarters

Amazon is a rapidly decentralizing company. A full 28 percent of its highly paid corporate staff work hundreds and often thousands of miles f.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 13th, 2018

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech "head tax" could still happen for Google, Twitter, and Apple

David Paul Morris/Getty Images This week, the S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

HQ2 is making cities consider projects they've been ignoring for years — and it shows the power of Amazon - Business Insider

Business InsiderHQ2 is .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 1st, 2018

A Google Home in Every Kitchen: Morgan Stanley Tells Alphabet to Flood the U.S. With Devices to Fight Off Amazon

Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak says it could make Alphabet five times as much as it would cost. One of the hottest tech battles is that between virtual assistants, housed in so-called “smart speakers.” So far, Amazon.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 29th, 2018

US home prices march upward in April as buyers fight over low supply

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index moved up 6.6 percent from a year earlier, led by outsize gains in Seattle, Las Vegas and San Francisco. All three cities showed double-digit increases.         .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 26th, 2018

Amazon to launch Whole Foods delivery through Prime Now in Houston, 3 other cities

Seattle-based retail giant Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is expanding another Prime perk to Houston. Beginning June 26, Prime members in Houston will be able to order groceries and other items from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now and have t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018