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Uber, Lyft Tax Passes in San Francisco

Nov. 13, 2019, 12:28 AM

San Francisco users of rideshare services including Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. will be paying more starting in January, when a voter-approved ballot measure takes effect.

The initiative squeaked by with the two-thirds vote needed to pass, according to the election count released Nov. 12.

  • Customers will pay a tax of 1.5% or 3.25% depending on the type of ride. The higher tax rate will be levied on solo travelers.
  • Proposition D passed with 67.65% of the 206,251 votes cast, the San Francisco Department of Elections said. Election officials continued counting ballots, nearly 72% of which were ...

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