There's an interesting, although a bit technical, article in the NY Times DealBook by Victor Fleischer that discusses how the Obama administration could, by executive action, change the tax treatment of carried interest from capital gains to ordinary income. This is a hot topic for any private equity or venture capital fund manager that has carried interest, as it could almost double the tax burden on carried interest, or carry as it is known in the industry. The article is "How Obama Can Increase Taxes on Carried Interest" and the link is here: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/how-the-president-can-increase-taxes-on-carried-interest/
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