Poetry Blogs (tax)
In the world of tax (and tax avoidance)
watch what we say, not what we do.
It's not levied on the likes of us:
it's only meant for you.
Monday 4th April 2016 5:40 pm
Expect us not to believe
You could miraculously fetch
Water with a sieve!
Till we return to dust
You, nothing better than a rust,
Could not quench our thirst.
Without combing out lechers
That spare not even the broke
Or the stone to siphon
Rather has an impact adverse,
For it is allowing few
Nation's wealth unfairly amass
At a cost of harm to
The credulous and ...
Friday 12th February 2016 6:17 am
Tax avoidance...tax evasion
One is legal, one is not,
For keeping money you have got.
It's common sense to use the law
To keep the wolf outside the door
Protecting precious hard earned dosh
From heavy hits by the taxman's cosh.
So - here's the gist of my personal plan
To keep as much as I possibly can;
Tho' I know for sure the...
Friday 13th February 2015 3:13 pm
You can only be taxed on what you earn
And so with that in mind, I turn
To politicians - lazy and lax
Who talk about a bedroom tax.
I live long-term in a one-bed flat:
I'm taxed on what I pay for that.
Should I expect a refund made
On the basis that if I will downgrade
To a studio - (bedsit if the word suits you)
And hand my flat to someone new?
Of course not - but I'...
Friday 4th July 2014 2:00 pm
The Union man gets up to say that rights he fought for day by day
Are quickly being snatched away. Hurrah the Union man!
He’s calling out to you and me to show some solidarity
And march beside the TUC. Defend the Union man!
The low paid worker makes a plea to call upon our sympathy.
The state affords him subsidy to make a living wage.
When public jobs are privatise...
Monday 1st April 2013 4:49 pm