Seattle Chamber Files Lawsuit Challenging Payroll Tax
The lawsuit alleges that the City Council imposed a tax on 'the right to earn a living'
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court challenging the city’s recently enacted payroll tax. The lawsuit alleges that the Seattle City Council imposed a tax on the right to earn a living. It cites as precedent Cary v. City of Bellingham, in which the state Supreme Court ruled…