Seattle Mayor Moves to Repeal “Head Tax” on Solo Commuters

July 6, 2009

Safe Walks, a Seattle-based group that pushes for improved sidewalks and other city infrastructure, discusses an emerging debate about that city’s interesting “head tax.” The $25-a-year tax is imposed on employees who drive alone to work. It’s a few years old, and some city officials now claim that it is harming job creation.


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