San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and tech leaders confer on stock option tax 

Oh, to be a fly on the wall at the latest meeting of San Francisco city leaders and the tech companies that have been pushing them for tax breaks.

The latest meeting on Monday involved Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisors David Chiu, Ross Mirkarimi and Mark Farrell, and a handful of tech CEOs who all expressed their displeasure at being headquartered in a city that not only taxes payrolls but also levies stock options as well.

Reporters weren’t invited to the meeting inside Lee’s office, but we’re told that it was pretty casual affair in the literal sense of the word. Zynga CEO Mark Pincus was apparently wearing a T-shirt.

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