Newport tax office appears to be taking the Inland Revenue's drive to be honest and straightforward with taxpayers a little too far. A local accountant ringing the office on a routine enquiry was rather surprised to be greeted with a long and detailed answerphone message from an unnamed tax mandarin reminding his father to 'pick him up from the hygienist's'. This drive to banish bad breath surely provides further evidence of the Revenue's keenness to be more customer friendly.
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