Gideon’s Dictionary: Tax Credits
Every emperor, or prospective emperor, has to give the appearance of having “the common touch”. In view of the restricted background of our potential new emperor, I offer him a dictionary in the hope that studying it will help him understand the people he wishes to rule.
- (n) An income supplement that to many makes the difference between keeping your head above water and having to use money lenders and loan sharks. Subsidy to employers offering low wages
- (n – mistaken) Subsidy to the feckless to be removed to encourage Chinese style work culture and to cut the deficit. An innovation of the last Labour Government that “must be reversed”.