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Episode 403: What Can We Do With Our Shell Companies?

Unbelizable and Delawho? company documents, along with our official company stamp. (Lam Thuy Vo / NPR)

A few months back, we set up a couple shell companies — Unbeliezable, Inc., in Belize, and Delawho? in Delaware.

On today's show, we talk to some tax lawyers to try to figure out what we can do with our companies. We draft a resolution so we can go to Belize to meet the fake director and fake shareholder of our company. And we learn owning shell companies in tax havens is a lot more of a hassle than we thought.

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