· Exempt investors from the capital gains tax on their investments in small businesses and startups if they made their investment when a small company was valued below a certain threshold. That threshold has yet to be defined.
· Make renewable production credit permanent.
· Require companies to verify transactions that have benefits other than their tax benefits.
"...We can't just focus on preserving existing industries. We have to be in the business of encouraging new ones -- and that means science, research and technology." -- Obama*
Some CEOs and founders agree to salaries of just $1 a year. But once goodies like bonuses and stock options are added in, some of those executives end up taking home many millions of dollars a year. More