Is throne polish tax-deductible? We’re about to find out, because Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is being audited. The British Parliament’s notoriously tough Public Accounts Committee will give the monarch's books a right royal scrutinizing. The bean-counters are in because the royal family's "take" from public funds soared last year, despite government spending cuts for regular folks. The investigation follows a recent change in British law which gave Parliament oversight of the royal finances. We hope you kept all your receipts, ma'am. [Source]
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