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Welcome new Advertiser – H&R Block!

Welcome new Advertiser – H&R Block!

We’d like to offer a hearty welcome to our newest advertiser – H&R Block! The folks at H&R Block have years of tax preparation experience. They are affordable. They are neighborly and friendly. And... [Read more]

SeaTac Comcast customers to receive refunds

SeaTac Comcast customers to receive refunds

On Tuesday (Dec. 20), Comcast provided information to the City of SeaTac about the amount of utility taxes that they had over-collected from local customers, and agreed to refund the amounts as one-time... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council restores city’s one-rate parking tax program

SeaTac City Council restores city’s one-rate parking tax program

The SeaTac City Council recently amended the city’s local Parking Tax Ordinance, “to insure that necessary transportation infrastructure projects are adequately funded to address impacts from... [Read more]

City of SeaTac releases statement on Comcast utility tax

City of SeaTac releases statement on Comcast utility tax

The City of SeaTac released this statement on Comcast’s utility tax charges in the Sept. 9 City Manager’s Weekly Update: The City has received several inquiries regarding an itemization of Utility... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘New Council Wins a Victory Before Being Sworn In…’

LETTER: ‘New Council Wins a Victory Before Being Sworn In…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] New Council Wins a Victory Before Being... [Read more]

Controversial SeaTac utility tax suddenly repealed at final City Council meeting

Controversial SeaTac utility tax suddenly repealed at final City Council meeting

by Jack Mayne In a surprise move, the outgoing SeaTac City Council majority repealed the controversial 6 percent city utility tax, which will leave a deficit in the city’s biennial budget. The same majority... [Read more]

No SeaTac property tax hike in 2016, says City Council

No SeaTac property tax hike in 2016, says City Council

by Jack Mayne There will be no increase in the city’s property tax levy for next year, the City Council decided during its study session, but it might increase the budget for cleaning up abandoned houses... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help with United Way’s Free Tax Campaign

Volunteers needed to help with United Way’s Free Tax Campaign

Be part of Washington’s Largest Anti-Poverty Campaign – Volunteer with United Way’s Free Tax Campaign: Last year, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helped raise 92,000 people above the poverty... [Read more]

Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

by Jack Mayne Despite pleas from citizens that the imposition of a gross utility tax would be harmful to residents living on fixed incomes, the SeaTac City Council approved it 5 to 2 at Tuesday night’s... [Read more]

Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

by Jack Mayne The sudden and surprising proposal by the SeaTac City Council to impose a 6 percent utility tax on a variety of public utility district serving city customers is illegal under Washington... [Read more]