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HMRC wins “Missing Woods for Trees” award after cracking down on eBay users rather than eBay itself

"Trees, I see lots and lots of trees"

“Trees, I see lots and lots of trees”

HMRC have scooped the prestigious ‘Missing Woods for the Trees’ award after launching a huge crackdown on people who make money buying and selling on eBay, while simultaneously failing to notice that there is an entity called eBay avoiding zillions in tax.

The eBay seller crackdown is expected to be followed by an HMRC campaign to tax beggars collecting money in Starbucks cups.
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