Nothing better to focus the mind than sound of taxman at your door
THREATS that the taxman will conduct in-depth probes of people's financial affairs seem to have focused minds on paying the hated €100 household charge.
The screw is turning on the household charge rebels, with thousands now doing something they've avoided for more than a year and paying their bills.
The reason is simple. A local authority chasing you for payment is one thing, but the taxman knocking on your door is quite another.