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  •  raise the CEOs personal taxes (0+ / 0-)

    Which is what Obama is proposing.

    The high salaries of the CEOs aren't a tax avoidance scheme, but the low tax rates encourage high CEO salaries. The companies are ripping off the employees and the shareholders, but not the IRS.

    If their personal taxes are raised, it will discourage companies from spending too much on CEO salaries.

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