From reasons submitted to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the United Kingdom’s tax-collection agency, for missing or tardy returns.
My tax return was on my yacht, which caught fire.
My papers were in the shed and the rat ate them.
A wasp in my car caused me to have an accident.
My husband ran over my laptop.
My husband left me and took our accountant with him.
I relied on my sister to complete my returns but we have now fallen out.
My niece made the house so untidy I could not find my log-in details.
A colleague borrowed my tax return and lost it.
My child scribbled over the tax return.
My wife had a headache for ten days.
The postman doesn’t deliver to my house.
My internet connection failed.
I had a cold.