Amazon promises 5,000 jobs in Texas in exchange for waiver on sales tax, RetailCrossing finds 39,000 jobs.
But in exchange, Amazon is demanding an exemption from collecting tax on its online sales to Texas residents for four and half years. The exemption is similar to what it had demanded in South Carolina where it was opposed by local retailers. After months of negotiations, votes and re-votes, Amazon finally got exemption for four-and-half years on collecting sales tax from South Carolina residents.
The deal for Amazon in Texas has been attached in Senate Bill 1. SB 1 is essential to balancing the state’s budget for 2012-13 and the attached proposal at the last minute, although does not specify Amazon by name, is being seen by traditional retailers as a Hail Mary pass to the company.
There are around 1,500 traditional brick-and-mortar retailers in Texas, which employ almost 2 million people. The proposal has drawn strong criticism from the Texas Retailers Association. Amazon is also facing opposition from the Alliance for Main Street Fairness who said the government was giving preferential treatment to an out-of-state company.
Dick Lavine from the Center of Public Policy Priorities has even questioned if the state really needs the kind of jobs that Amazon will be creating. But with unemployment in Texas running at 8 percent, most Texans may not be so reluctant about working in retail jobs. RetailCrossing, a job aggregator website focusing only on the retail industry related jobs has been able to compile over 39,000 jobs so far this week.
RetailCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, one of the most powerful and comprehensive job search institutions dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute also consists of EmploymentCrossing, which covers all industries and all areas of the country and the world. In addition to that, Employment Research Institute also has 120+ industry-specific and 120+ location specific job boards which consolidate every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a three-day free trial to new members.
Address : 202 S Lake Ave, Unit 250
City/Town : Pasadena
State/Province : California
Zip : 91101
Country : United States
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Amazon promises 5,000 jobs in Texas in exchange for waiver on sales tax, RetailCrossing finds 39,000 jobs. here
News-ID: 180546 • Views: 1255
More Releases from RetailCrossing
RetailCrossing is a ray of hope for the unemployed jobs in the retail sector
Pasadena, CA, August 10, 2011: There has been an increase in hiring in the retail sector, nationwide, in June this year. According to Kronos Inc., there were 37,388 in June in the retail sector while the figures of July are slightly high with 40,070 hires. Kohl's department store is expected to open 30 new stores this fall across the country. A company spokeswoman said that the new stores nationwide will generate about
Wal-Mart announce plans on hiring 4,000 workers in SC, RetailCrossing finds 27,0 …
Pasadena, CA, May 5, 2011 – Wal-Mart officials announced alongside South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley that the company would be bringing 4,000 jobs to South Carolina. The announcement was made at a press conference in West Columbia. The move is part of the retail giant’s plan to expand existing stores as well as add new ones. The company is going to invest $400 million for its expansion in the
More Releases for Amazon
United Kingdom (UK) Amazon 2021 Prime Day Market: Amazon, eBay, John Lewis
HTF Market Intelligence released a new research report of 53 pages on title 'United Kingdom (UK) Amazon 2021 Prime Day’ with detailed analysis, forecast and strategies. The study covers key regions that includes North America, Europe or Asia and important players such as Amazon, AO.com, Currys PC World, eBay, John Lewis & Partners, etc. Get Free Sample Report + All Related Graphs & Charts @: https://www.htfmarketreport.com/sample-report/3015671-united-kingdom-5 Summary United Kingdom (UK) Amazon 2021 Prime
MIGRATION TO AMAZON RELATIONAL DATABASE SERVICE (AMAZON RDS)
More and more companies from small business to large corporations are already using cloud services. Businesses which plan to switch their current digital infrastructure to cloud, often focus on Amazon Web Services, one of the biggest cloud platforms. AWS cloud service is more popular than its nearest competitors. Migrate and make gains Notwithstanding the business area, companies of every size have already realized the advantages of cloud data management. Every company has
UK Economic & Retail Update-Q3 2018 | Amazon, Amazon Pantry, ASOS, boohoo, Prett …
UK Economic & Retail Update-Q3 2018 "UK Economic & Retail Update-Q3 2018", report offers comprehensive insight and analysis of the UK economy and retail environment (including forecasts up to 2023). It provides in-depth analysis of the following: the key issues regarding the UK economy (including CPI, unemployment rate and etc.), and the key issues regarding the UK retail market (including online, offline and non-food markets). Inflation levels have slowed since Q1 2018,
UK Economic and Retail Update by Amazon, Amazon Pantry, ASOS, boohoo, PrettyLitt …
The Exhaustive Study for UK Economic and Retail Update Market Research Report is added on Orbisresearch.com database. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. "UK Economic & Retail Update - Q3 2018", report offers comprehensive insight and analysis of the UK economy and retail environment (including forecasts up to 2023).
UK Economic & Retail Update Market Is Thriving Worldwide | Amazon, Amazon Pantry …
A new independent 35 page research with title 'UK Economic & Retail Update - Q3 2018’ guarantees you will remain better informed than your competition. The study covers geographic analysis that includes regions like UK, North America, Europe or Asia and important players/vendors such as Amazon, Amazon Pantry, ASOS, boohoo, Pretty Little Thing, DFS With n-number of tables and figures examining the Economic & Retail Update Market, the research gives
Amazon Account Manager
Revanth Infotech is successfully delivery e-commerce solution to many marketplace vendors. They specializes in providing a complete ecosystem for achieving higher sales on Amazon & other E-commerce platforms. It is an one stop solution for setting up, running and growing your business on Amazon & other e-commerce marketplaces without compromising your existing business.By precise strategies, they tailor-out to suit any marketplace business, by analysing competitor data to beat them at