Could taxing tech companies fight homelessness?

Some streets are so filthy that officials launched a special "poop patrol," and a young tech worker created. proposition C would tax hundreds of San Francisco’s wealthiest companies to help.

Proposed S.F. tax to address homelessness could hit retail hardest. Some of San Francisco’s largest companies could collectively be facing an estimated $300 million annual tax increase, which is likely to spark a political fight amid concerns over higher costs for consumers and the effect on businesses. Homeless advocates,

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN Business) – Two of San Francisco’s wealthiest tech leaders. Francisco’s tax could fare better. A local homeless advocate group raised the signatures to get it on to November’s.

 · In a shortsighted effort to fight homelessness, Seattle’s city council has approved a new employee “head tax” on companies based in the city. The policy pits growth and progress against each other in a zero-sum game that will do far more harm than good.

The situation has become so dire that a coalition of activists collected enough signatures to put a measure on the city’s Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of San Francisco’s wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill residents, an effort that failed earlier this year in Seattle.

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 · Seattle and Amazon could have then trumpeted their success as a model for how liberal cities and tech companies plan to deal with the homeless epidemic they’ve helped to create.

But it also has a homeless crisis. By 2021, the per-head tax would convert to a 0.7% payroll tax and still raise $75 million, according to materials from the Council. Amazon could pay million.

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Benioff said the need for sustained homeless funding is best illustrated by a call he recently got from the mayor. Breed was looking for a donation of $8 million to acquire a site that could. tech.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered an investigation into France’s planned “digital tax” on tech companies. could.

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 · Tech CEOs Dorsey And Benioff Face-Off Over San Francisco Homeless Tax October 13, 2018 at 9:32 am Filed Under: Homelessness , Jack Dorsey , Mark Benioff , politics , Technology

The same day, 2,500 miles away, the Seattle City Council voted to repeal its so-called “head tax,” a levy on employers.