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Chancellor To Tax Packed Lunches

Funny story: Chancellor To Tax Packed Lunches

In a bold move to cut the UK trade deficit, Chancellor, George Osborne has taken the bold move of taxing packed lunches, at a standard rate of £2 per packed lunch. Critics say that the move is ludicrous and unworkable, and that it will only lead t...

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VAT To Be Charged On Value Added Tax

Funny story: VAT To Be Charged On Value Added Tax

Beleaguered UK businesses groaned this morning, when the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair, Darling announced that, from 1st January 2009, VAT is to be charged on Value Added Tax. Mr Darling told ministers on Tuesday, that the government would...

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Stealth Taxes?...You Wish!

Funny story: Stealth Taxes?...You Wish!

That's the message from Trainee Chancellor Alistair Darling today after he announced the revitalisation of 19th Century style Press Gangs to roam around the UK raising funds for the Government coffers. 'The plan is to position teams near cashpoint...

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Stealth Tax Cuts to be Introduced

Funny story: Stealth Tax Cuts to be Introduced

Whitehall 13 Nov 2008 Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced today at Whitehall the introduction of "Stealth Tax Cuts". During the brief press conference he explained that he would be introducing a series of these "Stealth Tax Cuts" to mollify the...

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Traffic Heavier Than Usual & Congestion Charge

Funny story: Traffic Heavier Than Usual & Congestion Charge

"Traffic Heavier Than Usual" may lead people to think that there will be more congestion on the roads but the truth is that traffic is heavier is what it means - not because of more traffic but because drivers fill their tanks up to the top, carry mo...

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Congestion Charge Changes

Funny story: Congestion Charge Changes

Manchester's congestion charge proposals are changing again. The proposals have already changed several times since their conception. Including setting them for time of day and direction, then excluding all taxis, buses, fire services and police cars...

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Window Tax to make a return

Funny story: Window Tax to make a return

At a meeting of government ministers this morning to suggest some new stealth taxes, a shout of "Eureka" was heard coming from the Chancellor's lips as he not only received an apple to the head thrown by the Prime Minister to wake him up, but re-disc...

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British citizens can now sponsor their own street spy camera

Funny story: British citizens can now sponsor their own street spy camera

Now that there is at least one street camera per individual member of population in the UK, the government have announced a new camera sponsorship scheme. For a small stealth tax, members of the public will now be able to nominate their favourite...

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