On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 13:50, Ciaran Mulloy wrote:
> I recently tried to use the Revenue on Line serivce (ROS) to be told that it
> only supports Windows or Mac. http://www.ros.ie/info/faq_systemreq.html>> It seems a little extreme to have to buy another operating system in order to
> file one's taxes (doing it is unpleasant enough!).
>> I was told by the Revenue people that there wasn't enough demand for the
I doubt if they even keep count, however I did stir this one with them
earlier in the year. I got back a version that works with web browsers
is being looked at for the upgrade.
If you wish to talk to some people in the Revenue I would not mind the
trip to where ever the person in charge of it is, in the hope that they
might even manage to understand the problem they are creating and how it
discriminates against a whole business sector, and as a result of this
against Ireland PLC.
On the other hand if you need it to get the advantage of the extra time
to pay tax then maybe one could get a grant for buying the machine, and
install a second platter and have a second Linux box that you boot once
on the 17th of every second month to submit all that nice data to them.
Can you get a deduction for the extra electricity needed and the man
house spent starting and stopping this it? Can I please have a rebate
for the hour or so I spent on the phone talking to people about it?
Can I have consultancy fees for that time - to be calculated at a rate
that make it enough to clear my taxes for the rest of my life :)
Is it interesting how it invokes spending money with corporations based
outside the European Union.
> Is this a burning issue for anyone else?
There are only so many words in the English language, you may have seen
some of them in this order before, does that mean that my thoughts are
not my own?
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