Well then, here's an interesting story in Accountancy Age.
It seems that the EU is threatening to sue the UK over its tax agreement with Switzerland, signed in October.
At the time of signing, Dave Hartnett said:
"The world is shrinking fast for offshore tax evaders and this agreement will ensure that we know where money that flees Switzerland is heading. We won't be far behind."
European Commission lawyers are not convinced, and are of the view that the deal is in breach of EU laws that they claim are tougher on tax evasion.
George Osborne has been warned that he must renegotiate the deal or face a writ from the EU.
Notwithstanding that, the EU thinks that the deal contradicts the EU Savings Directive and undermines its negotiating mandate.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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