Obama's Perks: Private Jet, Chef, Tax-Free Ladies and Gentelman.......I give you the next republican talking point..... This dude is so fukin clueless, nowhere does he state that Obama never accepted Bailout $$...but that sbeside the point for such IN DEPTH reporting by Scott Mayerowitz of the ABC news Buisness Unit. Obama's Perks: Private Jet, Chef Tax-Free The President Gets $400,000 a Year Plus Plenty of Freebies By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ ABC NEWS Business Unit Feb. 5, 2009â€” America's CEOs are coming under fire these days not just for their hefty salaries but also for their use of private jets, limos with drivers and free trips to posh resorts. But they aren't alone in living this lavish lifestyle -- the president of United States gets all these perks and more. And unlike some of his Cabinet appointments, he doesn't have to pay taxes on these benefits.