For something most of us know little about, we all have feelings about paying taxes.
Mostly, we don't love paying them. But taxes are the reason we have things like roads and police and firefighters and national parks and armed forces and so, so much more. All the things taxes do for us can be difficult to see when the time comes to cut the government a check every spring, but they must be paid all the same.
How much each sector of society — the middle class, the wealthy, small business, corporations, and so on — ought to be paying is always subject to debate. Right now, the way government winds are blowing, it looks like corporate America should plan to fork over a whole lot more dough at tax time.
And surprisingly, one of the biggest corporations around seems to be okay with that.