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1. Why do the City’s community safety services need more funding?
2. How did the Council decide on a payroll tax?
3. What is a payroll tax?
4. Who will contribute to the proposed payroll tax and how much will it cost?
5. How will the City be held accountable with money earned from the payroll tax?
6. Who will be on the community review panel?
7. How long will it take for the tax to go into effect?
8. When and how can employers expect to hear from the City about how it will work?
9. Will public employees have to pay the payroll tax?
10. How will it work for companies that have an office in Eugene, but are based elsewhere? What about a remote worker whose employer is in Eugene? Does it matter how often they visit the home office?
11. What do I get for my money?
12. Where does Community Safety funding come from now?
13. Why isn’t money from the marijuana tax, or other taxes, being used instead of a payroll tax?
14. Does Oregon have a payroll tax?
15. How is it legal that I can be taxed for local services if I don't live in Eugene and don't have representation there? (i.e., no taxation without representation)