Amazon would generate $31 million in taxes for Schodack, study shows

The 800 jobs that would be created at a massive Amazon distribution center in rural Rensselaer County would have annual earnings of $22 million — about $27,600 on average per employee — according to an economic analysis. The analysis was done on be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year

The company roughly doubled its profits last year but received a federal tax rebate of $129 million, giving it an effective federal tax rate of roughly -1 percent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 16th, 2019

Amazon"s $100 million Schodack distribution center faces new legal challenge

Members of a neighborhood association in Schodack aren’t giving up the fight against a proposed 1 million-square-foot Amazon distribution center in the Rensselaer County town. The Birchwood Association filed a notice of appeal on Feb. 6 preserving.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Amazon distribution center in Schodack appears to be on track Inc.'s decision to not build a headquarters in New York City doesn't appear to have any impact on a nearly $100 million distribution center planned for the Rensselaer County town of Schodack. People familiar with the proposed 1 million-squ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Arizona"s three state universities generate $11B annual economic impact

An economic impact study found that Arizona's three state universities generated more than $11.1 billion in total economic impact during fiscal 2017. Prepared by Elliot D. Pollack & Co. in partnership with the Maguire Co., the report shows Arizona S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Study shows gender, ethnic bias with Amazon"s Rekognition tech, NYT reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 25th, 2019

Amazon Prime Has More Than 100 Million U.S. Subscribers

And they spend more than double what non-Prime members spend. Amazon Prime has reached an important milestone in the United States, according to a new study. The subscription ser.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Document: Barry offered Amazon $375M — and much more — to lure HQ2 - Nashville Business Journal

Nashville Business JournalDocument: Barry offered Amazon $375M — and much more — to lure HQ2Nashville Business JournalThe city of Nashville offered Amazon job grants worth as much as $375 million — and an untold discount on property taxes.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 30th, 2018

British treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has proposed a new tax targeting technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. The tax would take effect starting in April 2020 and generate about $512 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018

37% of Americans have gone to sleep hungry because they didn’t have money; 69% of households have less than $1,000 in savings

Nonfiction Research published study that shows, in a country where women are quietly fuming about feeling underpaid, 45 million American women would consider paying their bank for salary consulting. And y.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 16th, 2018

Amazon hasn’t cut Whole Foods prices as much as expected, study shows

When bought natural foods grocery chain Whole Foods Market last year, it sent a shockwave through the supermarket industry as analysts expected huge price cuts at notably high-priced Whole Foods. But it hasn’t happened, at least not .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Sharing is caring, particularly with Netflix, Hulu and Uber accounts

A new study shows that 3 out of 4 Americans are sharing streaming, shopping and mobile accounts such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime with their family, friends and even exes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

Take note, Triad: Amazon negotiated $130 million in incentives for fulfillment centers in recent months

Amazon's rapidly expanding fulfillment and delivery network shows no signs of slowing, thanks to a recent batch of taxpayer-backed incentives that adds up to more than $130 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Study: New businesses generate huge economic impact in downtown Phoenix

A new economic report looking at downtown Phoenix shows the fast-growing area is generating $9.7 billion annually in economic activity. This number is derived from 66,000 employees in the downtown area earning $3.9 billion in total income, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are "vague" and "insufficient" (FB, AMZN, GOOG)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are all falling short of new European privacy rules, according to a co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Cupertino to get serious tonight about new business tax that could generate millions from Apple

Polling shows Cupertino residents heavily favor taxes in Apple's hometown that the Chamber of Commerce doesn't like......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

Amazon wants 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Rensselaer County Inc. would fill a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that a developer wants to build in Schodack, New York, employing at least 800 people full-time when it opens in the third quarter of 2019. Amazon's involvement in the project, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Need to know: Five things that happened while Yuengling renamed the USF Sun Dome

1 Podcasting pays: There was an 86 percent jump in U.S. podcasting advertising revenue in 2017, a study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PwC shows. That equates to $314 million, up from $169 million in 2016. It’s estimated podcast revenue .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Amazon paid $250 million in state and local taxes in 2017, according to a report

Amazon is lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Amazon’s stalled jobs could cost Puget Sound region"s economy $3.5 billion a year, study shows

A new report by ECONorthwest projects economic fallout if Amazon follows through with a threat to axe more than 7,000 jobs slated for two planned Amazon buildings if the city passes its head tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Study: MU System has $5.4B impact on state economy

According to the study, the MU System supports 61,105 jobs throughout the state, and more than $244 million in state and local revenue taxes are collected because of the system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2018