My dog ate my tax return…
By Kirsten Hastings, 15 Jan 16
“Self-assessment” and “tax return” are words that will cause even the most diligent of us to feel as though we’ve suddenly developed narcolepsy. An onerous task at best, people have come up with various excuses as to why they failed to meet the 31 January deadline. Click through the gallery to see the 10 worst excuses HM Revenue & Customs received from those missing the 2013-14 deadline.
First, and foremost, it should be noted that none of the excuses listed in this gallery were successful.
From broken kitchen appliances, hungry pets and arguments that last five years – some people will stop at nothing to pass the buck.