O Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree, can I claim you against tax O Christmas Tree?

Deck the halls with big tax refunds, fa la lalala, lalalala.

Or something like that.

But it’s Christmas, and although we might be accountants, we love Christmas as much as anyone. And naturally at THP all our team spend December singing carols as we work.

But of course, we only sing special THP carols.

It’s a bit early to take our eye off our work. But we thought clients old and new might enjoy some of our favourites.[NOT]

So Merry Christmas!

We Three Accountants


We three accountants of THP are

Filing returns for clients of afar…

Oh taxman of wonder, taxman of might

For the return you’re reading, you won’t be needing

To query if we’ve got it right.


There’s a client on Wanstead High Street

Selling gifts that are so hard to beat

Sells to Lapland, now friend of the VAT man

Since we made his books complete.


Oh taxman of wonder, taxman of might

Bean counter who likes to work at night…


A little contrived you say? True, since there are about fifty of us, not three. Try this instead:-


God Rest Ye Merry Taxmen


God rest ye merry taxmen

Let nothing you dismay

Remember the self-assessment date

Is just six weeks away

So while January may be so glum

And we wished we’d gone away

We’ll file returns of accuracy and joy

Accuracy and joy

(and please send tax refunds our clients’ way.)


Not to your taste either? Don’t worry. We saved the best till last…


Once in Chelmsford’s Wintry city


Once in Chelmsford’s wintry city

Stood an office of THP

Where a bunch of happy reindeer

Battle with your VAT.

Paperwork makes no-one mild

That’s why the taxman’s so appreciated.


Wishing you a very happy Christmas. If we can be of help during the festive season or the New Year, be sure to get in contact with our teams, based in WansteadCheamSaffron WaldenChelmsford, and London City, and we will be happy to answer any queries.

Perhaps best not ask us to sing any Christmas Carols though.

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