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


WPLG—Seattle's controversial new "Amazon tax" on employers passed just a month ago, but it could be repealed this week. In response to public pressure from No Tax on Jobs, a business-backed referendum campaign, the City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a measure that will repeal the so-called head tax. The campaign has already collected more than twice the number of signatures required to let voters decide on the November ballot whether to reject the tax, according to Tim Ceis, a general...

Amazon Just Killed a Tax That Helps Homeless People. Amazon objected to a Seattle tax on its employees designed to help a homeless crisis in a region where 169 died on the streets last year.