Seattle considers tax on Uber and Lyft to fund affordable housing

Lawmakers in Seattle are considering imposing a 51-cent tax on ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, which would be used to finance new affordable housing and transportation projects. The proposed new tax, which still needs to be approved by the City Council, would come into effect next July, the Seattle Times reported. Seattle Mayor

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Investors hire Uber & Lyft drivers to spot potential home flips

Real estate companies and investors have hit on the idea of hiring drivers from Uber and other ride-sharing firms to help them search for new properties to flip. The theory is that the drivers can serve as an extra pair of eyes for such companies, helping to spot rough diamonds on their routes that could

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NextMover Wants to Reinvent the Moving Industry

A small startup called NextMover may be poised to disrupt the moving industry. The company helps truck owners and pickup drivers earn extra cash by helping with small-scale, local moves.

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