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Seattle City Council repeals 'head tax' weeks after enactment

SEATTLE (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..
Reuters

Seattle passes scaled-back tax on Amazon, big companies

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council on Monday approved a new tax for the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com Inc , to combat a housing crisis attributed in part to a local economic..
Reuters

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Seattle's City Council Has Repealed The Controversial 'Amazon Tax'
Seattle's City Council Has Repealed The Controversial 'Amazon Tax'

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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Seattle City Council Repeals 'Head Tax' Amazon Opposed
Seattle City Council Repeals 'Head Tax' Amazon Opposed

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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On Second Thought: Seattle Bins 'Head Tax' On Big Firms Like Amazon
On Second Thought: Seattle Bins 'Head Tax' On Big Firms Like Amazon

Seattle has repealed a newly enacted “head tax” imposed on the city’s largest companies. According to Reuters, it's a concession to insurmountable big-business opposition. The tax was meant to..

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Seattle Votes To Ditch Its 'Head Tax' on Big Businesses
Seattle Votes To Ditch Its 'Head Tax' on Big Businesses

Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal a contentious tax on big business less than a month after passing it. Seattle's mayor Jenny Durkan has described the retreat as a means to avoid “a..

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Amazon Is In A Bitter Tax Feud With Seattle
Amazon Is In A Bitter Tax Feud With Seattle

Seattle's city council voted for a new tax on large employers in the city. The tax only affects companies with more than $20 million in revenue in the city. Amazon criticized the new tax in a..

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Seattle City Council backs new tax on largest companies, including Amazon

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council on Monday voted to impose a new "head tax" on the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com, as a way of fighting a housing crisis sponsors attribute..
Reuters

Seattle lawmakers pass tax on highest earners; mayor eager to be sued

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council unanimously passed a pioneering income tax on the city's highest earners on Monday, a measure that has become a clarion call for Democrats there even though..
Reuters

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the..
Reuters

Seattle bans gay ‘cure’ therapy for kids

Seattle's city council this week unanimously voted to pass an ordinance to ban the practice of gay 'conversion' therapy for minors.
PinkNews

Mayor of Seattle says city will remain a legal sanctuary for immigrants despite Donald Trump's win

Seattle will serve as a "sanctuary" for immigrants despite the election victory of Donald Trump and will use existing legislation to protect non-native citizens, the city's mayor has promised.
Independent

Seattle city council unanimously votes to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy for minors

Seattle's city council this week unanimously voted to pass an ordinance to ban the practice of gay 'conversion' therapy for minors.
PinkNews

Seattle city council rejects street closing plan for proposed arena

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council on Monday narrowly rejected a proposal that would pave the way for a new sports arena, dimming the hopes for the NBA to return to the city after the beloved..
Reuters

Socialist politician credits Bernie Sanders after re-election in Seattle

City council member Kshama Sawant says the Vermont senator’s candidacy has creating ‘enormous momentum’ for change among young people and workers Kshama Sawant may be the only elected..
guardian.co.uk

Residents sue Seattle to block city haulers from snooping into trash

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle is violating constitutional guarantees of privacy and due process in allowing garbage collectors to inspect refuse bins to gauge a home's compliance with the city's strict..
Reuters

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