Cheers! Finally a way we can understand the tax system and it involves booze

A Tory council leader has come up with a genius way to explain the UK’s tax system through a story about 10 friends drinking beer.

Councillor Toby Morris, leader of Witney Town Council in Oxfordshire, has been praised for the blog because it finally helps them finally understand how tax works.

It goes like this:

Once a week, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100.

If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, the first four men...
source: Metro

2017-05-19 17:59
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