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The dog house

30 June 2009 / Rufus
Issue: 4212 / Categories: Comment & Analysis
Conversations with the Taxation tax hound

What’s all this I hear about MPs queuing up to pay tax voluntarily to HMRC then? Why on earth would someone want to do that?!

It’s like the labradoodle isn’t it? It just ain’t natural. Well perhaps we’d better not go there bearing in mind my parentage.

But I digress it’s still not natural; if this sort of thing caught on it could be curtains for all of us in the tax profession.

And let me tell you that those curtains would definitely not be on expenses! I mean to say people paying tax voluntarily?

Next thing you know HMRC will be making tax repayments without asking! It would be like um me feeling affectionate to cats; urgh the very thought. Anyway I got him indoors to contact HMRC: where exactly were all these MPs’ cheques actually going?

He showed me...

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