Two more suits filed to block Seattle’s new income tax

Seattle Times By Daniel Beekman August 9, 2017 Seattle’s new income tax has been hit with two new lawsuits, one involving the conservative Freedom Foundation and the other, former Republican state Attorney General Rob McKenna. In addition, five residents whose legal team includes former Republican state Attorney General Rob McKenna and two former state Supreme […]

Madrona Venture Group director launches nonprofit to challenge Seattle income tax in court

GeekWire By Monica Nickelsburg July 24, 2017 Matt McIlwain, managing director of Madrona Venture Group, has founded a non-profit to fund legal challenges to Seattle’s new income tax on high earners. The group, called the Opportunity for All Coalition, claims Seattle’s newly-passed tax is “illegal” and “unnecessary.” Earlier this month, the Seattle City Council passed a […]