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offshore companies for everyone!
January 25, 2014 9:10 PM   Subscribe

Want to get away with not paying taxes but don't have the money to make your own offshore company in the Cayman Islands? Fret not - you can hijack an existing offshore company starting from the low low price of 99 cents!

Created by artist Paolo Cirio as a protest against corporate tax evasion. More about the work.
posted by divabat (10 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

 
Avoiding taxes has always been a performance art hasn't it?
posted by Brent Parker at 9:53 PM on January 25 [2 favorites]


the first thing I did was search for "butts" and I was not disappointed
posted by NoraReed at 10:47 PM on January 25 [3 favorites]


This is pure genius! Hereby I proclaim myself proud owner of SLOTH COMPUTER CONSULTING LTD. Now where did I put my piggy bank...
posted by hat_eater at 3:36 AM on January 26


(and yeah, I have read the other links and I can only laugh or weep or explode with rage)
posted by hat_eater at 3:51 AM on January 26


Avoidance, not evasion. Former is legal, latter is not.
posted by jpe at 3:54 AM on January 26


Brush Airways is for sale. If you thought you were disappointed with their inflight service, wait until you fly with me.
posted by arcticseal at 6:20 AM on January 26


This is hysterical, but I'm still not sure what I could actually do with a counterfeit certificate, outside of amusing myself.

It certainly is fun to look up my former employers' offshore counterparts.
posted by Sticherbeast at 8:57 AM on January 26


If corporations don’t pay taxes, then it follows that when people buy iPhones, search on Google or order items on Amazon, everyone loses hospitals, schools, road maintenance and eventually pensions.

Corporations don't pay taxes; they merely collect them from their customers, who pay more for whatever the corporation is selling. Whether this is the most efficient way of raising revenue is another question.
posted by IndigoJones at 12:44 PM on January 26


Oh, this looks good. Thanks, divabat.
posted by homunculus at 5:27 PM on January 26


Related thread.
posted by homunculus at 5:27 PM on January 26


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