What do you think about offshores?
Alla Yermak 34, sales manager
"As a conscientious citizen, I’m against offshores. It’s unethical. I understand, though, that the legislation, taxation and working conditions in Ukraine often force people to run companies from abroad."
Anatoly Avdeev 33, entrepreneur
"If offshores exist, then there’s a reason – they help the business. I don’t see any problems with them. It’s better to use offshores than to be corrupt."
Iryna Chaban 29, manager
"My income and sphere of activity make it irrelevant for me to talk about offshores companies."
Andrii Kalashnyk 29, marketing specialist
"Why should a company pay more tax if it can legally pay less? That’s what offshores do, and they work."
Andrii Sokolov 22, IT specialist
"I don’t see what’s so shameful about offshores. If I needed to choose between a good lawyer or utter corruption – in fact, both are used to optimize tax payments – I’d choose lawyers and offshores."
Igor Stolnitsky 38, tech entrepreneur
"Offshores are a reasonable scheme to operate business, including a Ukrainian one. Offshores save money. Everybody in the world understands it."