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Seattle City Council repeals head tax after businesses rise up

Amazon.com applauded the decision, while the No Tax on Jobs campaign said it will now work to find a regional solution to homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Backpedals On Homeless Housing Tax After Amazon, Starbucks Protest

The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" on the city's largest companies - less than a month after the legislature approved the tax of $275 per employee for local companies that gross a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 today to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Amazon just scored a major win in Seattle, and it shows HQ2 is already doing what it was likely designed to do (AMZN)

AP/Elaine Thompson Seattle's city council voted for a new.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

Updated: Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the hom.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeal "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the homeles.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 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

Seattle just killed the "Amazon tax" it passed four weeks ago

Seattle's controversial new "Amazon tax" was repealed Tuesday, a mere month after the City Council passed it unanimously......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 12th, 2018

Seattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businesses

City officials are moving to repeal a tax hike on large employers less than a month after passing it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Seattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businesses

City officials are moving to repeal a tax hike on large employers less than a month after passing it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Seattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businesses - Washington Post

Washington PostSeattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businessesWashington PostThe Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to repeal a tax hike on la.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle City Council repeals head tax after pressure from Amazon

Councilmembers voted as the crowd chanted opposition of repeal at City Hall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle backs off tax to help homeless after Amazon, business groups mount fierce opposition

City officials are moving to repeal a tax hike on large employers less than a month after passing it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Seattle backs off tax to help homeless after Amazon, business groups mount fierce opposition

City officials are moving to repeal a tax hike on large employers less than a month after passing it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Facing mounting pressure from Amazon and other businesses, Seattle backs down on business tax

Amazon balked and Seattle is backing down. City leade.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 12th, 2018

Under pressure from Amazon and Starbucks, Seattle City Council meets to consider repeal of head tax

Businesses persuade the City Council to meet Tuesday in an effort to reverse course on the tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Leaders Poised to Scrap "Head Tax" After Business Backlash

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council is set to consider repealing a "head tax" on large employers aimed at funding affordable housing and services .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle tax opposed by Amazon will be likely be rescinded - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSeattle tax opposed by Amazon will be likely be rescindedChicago TribuneSeattle city leaders said Monday they will work to repeal a tax on large businesses just one month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for afford.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 11th, 2018

Amazon to create 1,500 jobs in Oklahoma with fulfillment center

Amazon.com Inc. said late Friday it plans to open a new fulfillment center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will create 1,500 jobs. Amazon said the center adds to another one announced for South Oklahoma City. Those jobs provide "opportunities for employe.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2018

‘Amazon tax’ could slow Seattle’s construction boom

Seattle’s booming economy has worsened an acute housing shortage. In response, the city council recently passed a new t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 25th, 2018