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Seattle City Council repeals 'head tax' weeks after enactment

Reuters Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Seattle City Council repeals 'head tax' weeks after enactmentSEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council voted on Tuesday to repeal a newly enacted "head tax" imposed on the city's largest companies, including Amazon.com, in the face of apparently insurmountable big-business opposition to a tax meant to fight an affordable housing crisis.
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The tax would have required for-profit companies that earn at least $20 million in annual sales to pay $275 per employee every year.

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