Seattle Repeals Employee Head Tax

Seattle has repealed the employee head tax that was scheduled to take effect in 2019.

Head Tax

The  tax would have been imposed at a rate of $275 per full-time employee on businesses with at least $20 million annually in taxable gross receipts. The tax would have been used to combat homelessness.

Additional information on the repeal can be found on the city council’s website at

Progressive Tax On Business, Seattle City Council, June 12, 2018

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