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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

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

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

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

How Amazon helped kill a Seattle tax on business

A levy on big companies to fund affordable housing awakened the ire of corporations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 16th, 2018

Seattle may now kill the "Amazon tax" it just passed

Seattle's controversial new "Amazon tax" on employers passed just a month ago, but it could be repealed this week......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 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

Amazon"s Whole Foods grocery delivery service, Prime Now, comes to Philadelphia

Whole Foods shoppers in Philadelphia can now have their groceries delivered in two hours or less, for free. Parent company Seattle-based Amazon announced Tuesday its Prime Now delivery service is available in Philadelphia, and several more cities ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle may pull ‘head tax’ after Amazon, Starbucks cry foul

The repeal effort is underway despite the tax’s unanimous passage on May 14......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 11th, 2018

Amazon HQ2, relocations bring ‘halo effect’ to Atlanta

Atlanta, like many of the other 19 cities still in the running for Amazon’s HQ2 second headquarters, is experiencing a “halo effect,” an attraction from other businesses due to the hype surrounding the Seattle shipping giant’s interest......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 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, Starbucks join fight to repeal Seattle"s new tax

Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018

Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 23rd, 2018

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

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

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