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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

Two Cities Get Second Looks From Amazon's HQ2 Search Committee - Fortune

FortuneTwo Cities Get Second Looks From Amazon's HQ2 Search CommitteeFortuneThe suspense grows e.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 9th, 2018

On the Heels of Amazon Killing a Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Half its units will be reserved for short-term and long-term occupancy by homeless families. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 18th, 2018

On the Heels of Amazon Killing Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Microsoft co-founder gives $30 million for new homeless/low-income housing complex after Amazon kills Seattle employee head tax. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 18th, 2018

Amazon launches one-hour Whole Foods delivery in Memphis

With the addition of Memphis and several other cities, including Seattle and Nashville, Amazon now offers Whole Foods Delivery through Prime Now......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

Amazon bringing checkout-free Amazon Go stores to more cities

Amazon confirmed its East Coast plans after opening two more Amazon Go stores in Seattle and as it prepares to launch stores in San Francisco and Chicago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2018

Cities of Chicago, Boston, Seattle + 24 Others Join the Fight for Net Neutrality - Digital Music News

Digital Music NewsCities of Chicago, Boston, Seattle + 24 Others Join the Fight for Net NeutralityDigital Music NewsAs California inches closer to passing a tough net neutrality law, 27 cities and counties acr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 3rd, 2018