For those of you playing the VATMOSS game at home, we very much suspect that HMRC, Treasury and other relevant departments, here and in the EU, keep telling themselves that the number of businesses badly affected by all this is too small to be significant, and thus, there’s no need to alter their plans.
We need to convince them that absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
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Please spread word of it as far and as fast as you can. The more hard data we can gather, the stronger our case will be.
Also, Friday 12th December, this story will be featured on BBC Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ programme. If you can listen in, great. If not, catch it later on iPlayer. Most important of all, tweet, email, contact the programme by whatever means you prefer, to let them know this really is a massive issue.
For those of you who’d much rather be reading about wizards, dragons, fantasy fiction, creative writing or any number of other things, my sincere apologies. Trust me, I’d much rather be writing about that sort of thing too. I will try to find time to be more interesting soon!