Seattle passes ‘head tax’ again, Starbucks and Amazon voice their outrage

Seattle’s City Council passed a “head tax” again, after failing in 2009, drawing ire from Amazon, Starbucks and other businesses over the move to fund help for the homeless. The Council voted 9-to-0 to pass a compromise tax that will charge businesses $275 per-employee per year, instead of the $540 per employee figure initially proposed. Voter surveys show … Continue reading Seattle passes ‘head tax’ again, Starbucks and Amazon voice their outrage