Takeaway #218: on the gross up with Annakin Slayd

They try to kill me every day in every way

They take forty percent earned from every pay

…I’m living how I want  – f@!k a nine to five

I’m alive, I’m alive

Annakin Slayd Alive

Takeaway #218:  The individual tax rate, makes you want to rethink your equity player status.  Perhaps your deal needs some Executive Gross Up, a company loan to purchase equity or deferred compensation.  Buffet points out that no one ever refused a dollar because they had to give a quater or two back….but….Gimmee shelter…..