Category Archives: tax

SPU solid waste rate increase passes out of committee

Yesterday in the Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee, the proposed tax increase for solid waste services and the accompanying rate increases for Seattle Public Utilities were approved and sent on to the full Council for final approval next week.

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This week: I hope you caught up on your sleep this weekend

For the past several weeks the Monday afternoon Full Council meetings have been pretty tame affairs, with not a lot of legislation of substance up for approval. That streak ends tomorrow.  Oh, and the committee meetings this week are equally full of important legislation and presentations.

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Plan to increase B&O tax and business license fees moves forward

Wednesday the Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods and Finance Committee approved an increase to the B&O tax, and a revised business license fee regime.   The B&O tax was straightforward; the business license fee took more time and re-work.

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