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Ordinance 126108

Introduced as Council Bill 119810


AN ORDINANCE relating to taxation; imposing a payroll expense tax on persons engaging in business in Seattle; adding a new Chapter 5.38 to the Seattle Municipal Code; and amending Sections 5.30.010, 5.30.060, 5.55.010, 5.55.040, 5.55.060, 5.55.150, 5.55.165, 5.55.220, 5.55.230, and 6.208.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed
Fiscal Note:Fiscal Note to Council Bill No. 119810
References:CB 119812, CB 119811, CB 119811

Legislative History

Sponsor:Teresa Mosqueda, M. Lorena Gonzalez, Lisa Herbold, Dan Strauss, Andrew Lewis
Date Introduced:June 22, 2020
Committee Referral:Select Budget
Committee Action Date:July 1, 2020
Committee Recommendation:Pass as amended
Committee Vote:7 (Mosqueda, Herbold, Gonzalez, Lewis, Morales, Sawant, Strauss) - 2 (Juarez, Pedersen)
City Council Action Date:July 6, 2020
City Council Action:Passed
City Council Vote:7-2 (Opposed: Juarez, Pedersen)
Date Delivered to Mayor:July 8, 2020
Date Filed with Clerk:July 17, 2020
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Ordinance No. 126108