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The Tax Dodgers: We Have Lobbyists, and No Shame

by Abby Zimet

Welcome to Tax Day, when you paid your fair share, the nation's largest corporations didn't, and the eight companies that spent the most on lobbying, for a total of $540 million, all saw their tax rates go down, according to a Sunlight Foundation report. Exxon Mobil tops the list: For a mere $82 million, they got to save over $565 million in taxes. How it works here, more dirty corporate tricks here, street theater with the Tax Dodgers at Trump Tower here.