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Seattle city council repeals tax on businesses

June 13, 2018

Via: Jurist

[JURIST] Seattle’s city council voted on Tuesday to repeal a proposed tax on businesses, in which large businesses would have been taxed [press release] $275 for every full-time employee, with the revenue going towards Seattle’s homeless population. The city council had passed the tax unanimously a few weeks ago.

However, the council voted 7-2 to repeal the tax after complaints [The Hill report] from big businesses such as Amazon.

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