Kshama Sawant held a rally Monday night for her new head tax. (KIRO Radio, Hanna Scott)
As you know, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is proposing a massive second head tax.
It was two years ago when the City of Seattle proposed a $7,500-per-employee head tax on the city’s largest businesses that would have raised $40 million per year. Now Sawant wants to octuple that. Instead of $40 million per year, she wants over $300 million per year. This would not have a sunset clause, meaning it would be in place indefinitely.
Did she get her economics degree at a prize out of a box of Cracker Jacks? She clearly knows nothing about economics.
Look at Chicago, a city that once imposed a head