Source: BBC News
quote: Our taxes keep going up because our politicians are corrupt, they are the ones that put the loopholes in the law in the first place.
quote: Corporate taxes are ALREADY taxed at a flat rate
quote: Tough to argue with his logic
quote: If a corporation's executives/BOD *didn't* seek to minimize the amount of taxes they paid, they'd be derelict in their duty to the shareholders. They'd be fired. Sued. An maybe go to prison.
quote: Sorry, you fail. As an executive of a publicly-traded company, he (and all other executives, and the BOD) has a duty to maximize revenue and minimize expenses.
quote: When you watch the discovery channel, you must root for the cheetah and jeer the gazelle for having the audacity to avoid being his lunch.
quote: ...immorally minimizing tax bills and need to be stopped.
quote: Only the stupidest executives in the universe would opt to pay more taxes than are legally due. Shortly thereafter, they'd lose their jobs and be sued by the corporation's shareholders too, and possibly then go to jail.
quote: The loopholes *are* legal. Using them *is* legal.
quote: No. Motoman is right, it is not illegal