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May 15, 2018

Seattle approves $275 head tax to fund services for homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has approved a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness.

The council on Monday unanimously backed a compromise tax plan that will charge large businesses about $275 per full-time worker a year. It's lower than the $500-per-worker tax initially proposed.


 
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