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Seattle City Council Votes To Repeal Employee Head Tax

By James Nani · June 12, 2018, 7:35 PM EDT

The Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to repeal an annual $275-per-employee tax on companies making more than $20 million a year, a measure passed only last month but vehemently opposed by business interests.

Seattle’s City Council had voted last month to impose a per-employee tax on companies making more than $20 million a year. (AP) Through the raucous din of protesters shouting “Stop the repeal” and “We are ready to fight — housing is a human right,” the City Council members voted 7-2 to repeal...

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