Analysts estimate that $100 billion is diverted from the American government's pocket every year as a result of corporate tax avoidance.
The press's demand for new things to say allows Trump's outrages to fade in the memory.
At one time, the need to cut corporate rates united most Democrats and Republicans. Not anymore.
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to deliver plans to move ahead with the largest tax reductions since President Ronald Reagan.
A majority of working-class Republicans care a lot about the failure of some corporations to pay enough taxes.
In a Twitter message, Trump wrote: "Big TAX REFORM AND TAX REDUCTION will be announced next Wednesday."
Schiller's financial history raises questions about the thoroughness of the Trump administration's security vetting process.
There is very little for property owners to do if they disagree with their assessments.
Trump's remarks emphasized the need for a change in business taxes. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters at a later briefing that the Trump plan would include tax cuts for individuals as well.
Using current data, roughly 75 percent of taxpayers would fall into Trump's lowest bracket.
Tax bracket income levels rise slightly, personal exemption amounts increase and more changes to know before filing tax returns.
Million-dollar households would face a 30 percent floor on their tax rate, while those making $5 million or more annually would be subjected to an additional 4 percent surcharge.
Even those at the top would do better in a society that hadn't become so susceptible to demagogues blaming immigrants and imports.
There are tax documents not under audit that Trump can release, but won't.
Even in states where cannabis has legal outlets, almost a third of product sold is illicit.
"I'm under audit, too," Buffett said at a rally for Hillary Clinton. "I would be delighted to meet him anyplace, anytime, before the election. I'll bring my tax return, he can bring his tax return."
Real patriotism isn't cheap. It requires being willing to pay taxes in full rather than seeking tax loopholes and squirreling away money abroad.