Warren Buffett's secretary pays a higher tax rate than billionaire Warren Buffett. Mitt Romney paid a 13.9 percent tax rate in 2010--lower than many middle-class earners.
Are they gaming the system? Not quite. America's tax code is a wild west of benefits ripe for the taking, if, of course, you make enough money to take advantage of them and you have the right tax help to guide you through the maze.
Here are some of the most significant tax breaks the super rich take advantage of.