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Amazon’s number: Inside the battle over Seattle’s head tax

Seattle Times Thursday, 17 May 2018 ()
As Mayor Jenny Durkan and the City Council negotiated the terms of a tax on large businesses to address homelessness, finding the right number to appease Amazon loomed large.
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Seattle's city council approved taxing its largest businesses $275 per employee per year. The funds will be used to combat homelessness.

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