Twitter decides whether to sell 10% of Tesla shares

We know that the rich are sometimes eccentric. And we do not expect Elon Musk to be an exception, as he now officially holds the title of richest man on the planet. Musk, in a Twitter post, raised a peculiar question to his 62 million followers: To sell or not to sell 10% of his shares to Tesla, while assuring that he will do whatever they decide.

700,000 users responded in the first hour

The businessman seems to have in mind a new proposal of the Democrats who want to impose higher taxes on “croissants”, targeting their shares, which are generally taxed only when sold.

“There has been a lot of talk lately about non-cash profits as a tool for tax evasion, so I propose to sell 10% of my shares to Tesla,” Elon Musk wrote in a tweet.

“Do you agree?” he then asked twitter users in a poll asking them to vote “yes” or “no”.

“I will respect the result of this poll, whatever it is,” the multibillionaire added.

Within the first hour of Musk posting, 700,000 users had responded to the poll. Until about 23:00 last night Saturday night, Greek time, the answers were about 55% in favor of “yes”. According to Bloomberg, Musk owned about 17% of Tesla shares on June 30, with a current value of $ 208.37 billion.

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