Snitching in the UK Must Not Be a Big Deal
The UK version of the IRS, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, is looking for snitches.
Apparently the tax collection sitch has gotten so dire across the pond that the HMRC now needs ordinary folks to come forward out of the goodness of their hearts or their desire to screw over their personal nemeses, since the “HMRC says it takes all allegations seriously”.
We probably don’t have to tell you how well this would go over in the States. If they’re hanging volunteers for the census bureau in Kentucky, imagine what would happen if you called up the IRS to tell them about their neighbor not reporting the value of the keg beer they drank for helping you paint your house.
Snitch on your neighbours: HMRC [Accountancy Age]