Tax law will be assimilated, and resistance really is futile

The consultation process over the EU’s ‘anti-hybrid’ rules ended last week and it rivalled Monty Python in its surreal complexity

8th September, 2019

Fellow Star Trek fans (okay, I’ve admitted it!) will recognise humankind’s nemesis, the Borg. In Trek-land, the Borg “assimilate” humans into a form of cyborg – not human and not machine, but having qualities of both.

On capture, the standard dictum issued by the antagonist is “we are Borg, you will be assimilated; resistance is futile”. Tax law will be assimilated this year.

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