I was more than a little gemused to read yesterday on the BBC site that HMRC want to be placed on a revised list of emergency services allowed to break the legal speed limit.
This request is of course not for the run of the mill tax avoidance/evasion work, but for HMRC's work involving covert surveillance of organised crime.
Ministers said it was right to revise the rules for those whose work "can mean the difference between life and death".
The consultation closes on 27 February 2013.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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