Ben Graham Interview – Sears Plan of Paying employees by Capital Gains

Ben Graham Interview – Sears Plan of Paying employees by Capital Gains

Discussed is the Sears Roebuck plan of paying employees by capital gains. Ben Graham states that General Motors could also do this, but not all companies can. What about employees who cannot adjust their income to capital gains? Is the tax advantage unfair to those who cannot use it? Could wages not be reduced significantly and the pension contribution increased so that very little tax is paid on wages? See the full interview here:

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Yarra Square Investing Greenhaven Road CapitalCarlson Capital's Double Black Diamond fund added 1.47% net of fees in May, taking its year-to-date performance to 5.2%, according to a copy of the fund's letter, which ValueWalk has been able to review. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Founded in 1993 by Clint Carlson, Carlson Capital has struggled to retain assets Read More

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