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Can you do my return? 14.45pm on the 31st

Didn't find your answer?

Sheesh. 

"our current lead time is around 3 weeks"

"but its due today"

"yes sir, we are aware of the deadlines"

 

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By FactChecker
31st Jan 2024 15:06

Were they expecting a caesarean (instant delivery)?

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By claudialowe
31st Jan 2024 15:11

I filed my last return just after midday - and have now nearly completed all of January payroll. Feeling demob happy!

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By ireallyshouldknowthisbut
31st Jan 2024 15:21

You know someone is really annoyed at you when they call you "sir"

They said they would "ring round, its a really simple one"

Good luck with that one assumes their normal accountant laughed in their face.

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By tom123
31st Jan 2024 16:18

I work in a school nowadays - one does get used to being called Sir remarkably quickly.

Even in the local shop..

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By ireallyshouldknowthisbut
01st Feb 2024 09:28

tom123 wrote:

I work in a school nowadays - one does get used to being called Sir remarkably quickly.

Even in the local shop..

Heh no it was me calling them "sir". Through gritted teeth.

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By I'msorryIhaven'taclue
01st Feb 2024 09:58

You know you're in trouble when a bouncer (sorry, I meant door security officer) calls you sir.

Or Plod, come to think of it. And anyone with a sign saying abuse to staff will not be tolerated, especially when offended because you forgot to say please or were rude enough to ask for a clean knife and fork.

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By lionofludesch
31st Jan 2024 15:29

Can anybody beat this record?

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By Nemeth
31st Jan 2024 18:44

Yes. A client sent in their information for their 2022 return at 22:30 on 31st January 2023 stating that they are around until midnight should I have any questions.

This year they were much better they sent it at 22:30 on 30th January (yesterday for their 2023 return).

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By AlgernonB
23rd Feb 2024 14:53

No, but I recall a partner in my last firm striding into the tax room at 8.30pm on 31st January, asking when the cut off time for filing a Tax Return was, that day.

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By Tom Herbert
31st Jan 2024 15:54

While it's difficult to acknowledge other websites exist, this is great:

https://twitter.com/jonnyweldon/status/1752593433108066721

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By DKB-Sheffield
31st Jan 2024 16:23

The most unbelievable part of the clip is that he actually managed to get through to HMRC at 16:50 on 31st Jan (or any time for that matter!!!)

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By FactChecker
31st Jan 2024 16:51

And to think that I avoid all this 'social media' stuff ... so would have missed the best elevator pitch (for an acting/comedic role) that I've *ever* seen!

Thank you Tom, for doing the research that enables me to be both lazy & happy.

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By I'msorryIhaven'taclue
01st Feb 2024 09:44

Heh heh, great find. He reminds me of Jim Carrey!

I'm glad I can't hear what he's saying though. I've listened to quite enough b*llshit this week (and that's why the phone's off the hook this morning).

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By HL86
04th Apr 2024 22:08

On the 31st we got asked by a client " you do know the deadline is today?". So lucky we are not allowed to answer "no **** sherlock"

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