UK Zombies ‘liable for own death duties’, rules Taxman
Following recent legislation which extended the powers of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the un-dead are now eligible for tax on earnings as well as their own death duties. A spokesperson for HMRC said, “These changes are good news for the living. By placing the onus on paying inheritance tax onto the walking dead, it means that anyone who rises from the grave is immediately in arrears with the Inland Revenue.”
British zombies have reacted angrily. “It’s basically not worth me coming back from the dead at all in this country,” claimed Vic Thomson, a former accountant turned zombie from Reading. “We may have to move abroad, and are currently looking at graveyards on the Canary Islands.”
Read the full story here.