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[-]  07-11-18 17:29

Why San Francisco’s big business tax for homeless relief succeeded after Seattle’s crumbled
Two tech hubs, two crises of homelessness, two taxes on big business, two very different outcomes. San Francisco voters on Tuesday approved a new tax on the city’s top-grossing companies to double the city’s budget on housing and services for the homeless. In many ways, Proposition C mirrored Seattle’s short-lived “head tax,” a controversial piece of legislation that would have collected nearly $50 million annually from the city’s biggest companies on a per-e...

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