Seattle Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda speaks during the virtual City Council meeting on Monday.  (Seattle Channel / YouTube)
Seattle Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda speaks during the virtual city council meeting on Monday. The Council passed a new tax on big businesses that’s expected to raise more than $200 million per year. (Seattle Channel / YouTube)
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Seattle City Council passes new “JumpStart” tax on high salaries paid by big businesses

The "JumpStart Seattle" tax championed by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda will target companies with highly paid employees, like Amazon. Updated

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