Revenue clutching at ‘straws’

HM Revenue & Customs has managed to
get cabinet minister
Jack Straw’s
tax code wrong, in yet another embarrassing episode for the

According to The Daily
Straw was classified as being ‘between jobs’, by HMRC in a
letter sent him a letter this month.

The letter said Straw’s tax code had changed as he was in an employment gap,
despite the fact that the ex-Commons leader was appointed Justice Minister and
Lord Chancellor in June.

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