Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP
Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP
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Amazon will find it hard to follow on threat to leave Seattle even as city imposes tax on large firms

Despite being upset by the city’s plan to levy a head tax that could cost it about US$12.5 million a year, there are no signs to suggest that the tech giant is about to pack up and leave its hometown

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Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP
Amazon is one of the largest employers in Seattle with about 45,000 staff on its payroll. Photo: AFP
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