"I am right about Amazon costing the United States Post Office massive amounts of money for being their Delivery Boy," he tweeted on April 3. "Amazon should pay these costs (plus) and not have them bourne by the American Taxpayer. Many billions of dollars. P.O. leaders don't have a clue (or do they?)!" … [Read more...] about President Trump privately pushed Postal Service to double Amazon’s rates
The Employee Hours Tax, also known as the “head tax,” was never anyone’s idea of a perfect policy. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy’s Tax Inequality Index, Washington state has the country’s most regressive tax code in the country, and Seattle the most regressive code within the state. The state constitution bars passing a personal income tax (Washington is one of the few states without one). Thanks to a 2001 ballot referendum, city revenues can’t grow by more than 1 percent per year without explicit approval from voters. All of the obvious fixes are impossible. … [Read more...] about Facing Pressure From Amazon, Seattle Repeals ‘Head Tax’
The plaintiff further told the court that if one of the URLs is removed, a fresh link springs up on Amazon to sell such counterfeit products. In order to handle this, the Court directed Amazon to provide all information in its possession on the person uploading these URLs. … [Read more...] about Delist Counterfeit Goods Sellers & Share Their Details: Delhi HC Directs Amazon [Read Order]
It is not yet known what his preschools will look like except that they will be based on the teaching philosophy of Maria Montessori, which focuses on play-based learning that caters to individuality and social-emotional development. … [Read more...] about Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to start two billion dollar charitable fund
So much so that the company said in advance there would be no announcement of where Amazon plans to spend $5 billion on a second headquarters to house 50,000 new hires over the next decade. And Bezos stuck to that plan, not giving in to an overflow audience, and repeating that the announcement would still be made this year. … [Read more...] about This week in Amazon-o-mania: It was all about Bezos and Washington, D.C. Or was it?