Friday, January 26, 2018

Analogies for how HMRC operates

If HMRC ran a café it would drag passers-by in from the street, 
force them to cook their own lunch, 
then fine them for overcooking the eggs. 

Two weeks later, it would dispatch a leaflet explaining that cooking eggs is easy! 
But doubling the fine.

This analogy formed part of Richard Godwin's Comment piece in The London Evening Standard on 21 December 2011.

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