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  • dumsani79 dumsani79 Feb 2, 2013 8:28 AM Flag

    medical device tax

    Laying off thousands of employees is certainly not the solution. A balanced approach is the method a smart CEO would use. Some cost reduction (perhaps less corporate perks and reducing energy consumption) and some price increase to their customers. I think an additional 2.5% tax on medical devices is a tempest in a tea pot and just another excuse for CEO's to complain about government while accepting every government perk and contract that comes their way.

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