Blog: Yes, we had a quiet Christmas…

Catherine Sleep | 2 January 2007

… but not as quiet as it was for some people. Apparently some 270 people filled out their self-assessment tax return online on Christmas Day 2005, with more than 6,000 taxpayers filling it out over the four-day Christmas holiday.

You’ve really got to be a special kind of bored to turn to that chore on Christmas Day, haven’t you? Or perhaps the statistic says more about how multicultural the UK has become, with Christmas simply being no big deal for a growing number of people.

Santa means self-assessment time


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