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Apple's Hometown Moves Forward On Employee 'Head Tax'

By James Nani · June 19, 2018, 7:45 PM EDT

Apple's Silicon Valley hometown is moving forward on plans to restructure its business license tax to increase revenue from companies with large workforces, sometimes referred to as a "head tax," the Cupertino City Council said Tuesday.

The move could ask voters to approve a tax anywhere from $150 to $1,500 per employee on some businesses and could raise anywhere from $4.1 million to $32.7 million, the City Council said in a staff report. Several options were laid out to convert the California city’s current business license...

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