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To pacify Amazon, Seattle takes less from a tax on big business that will help the poor

The ‘head tax’ charging the city’s top businesses to raise funds to combat homelessness has been halved to US$275 per employee after Amazon halted construction of office towers that would bring more than 7,000 new employees to the city

9 Jun 2018 - 12:01PM

The ‘head tax’ charging the city’s top businesses to raise funds to combat homelessness has been halved to US$275 per employee after Amazon halted construction of office towers that would bring more than 7,000 new employees to the city

To pacify Amazon, Seattle takes less from a tax on big business that will help the poor