• Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    This week, the Seattle City Council repealed a $275 per-employee tax for larger companies amid pressure from Amazon .
    Mountain View and Cupertino , California - the homes of Google and Apple - are considering similar head taxes.
    Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel predicts that his city will pass the tax, which would fund primarily fund public transit projects.
    Siegel believes that Cupertino could see more pushback from Apple.
    Amazon is the largest property taxpayer and private employer in Seattle. Since 2000, the metro area has added nearly 100,000 new jobs, leading to an influx of...
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  • Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

    Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    This week, the Seattle City Council repealed a $275 per-employee tax for larger companies amid pressure from Amazon .
    Mountain View and Cupertino , California - the homes of Google and Apple - are considering similar head taxes.
    Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel predicts that his city will pass the tax, which would fund primarily fund public transit projects.
    Siegel believes that Cupertino could see more pushback from Apple.
    Amazon is the largest property taxpayer and private employer in Seattle. Since 2000, the metro area has added nearly 100,000 new jobs, leading to an influx of...
    Read more ...