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Which of these services do you pay cash in hand for?This week's MoneySaving poll

Ed Balls recently caused controversy by saying he’d expect his gardener to give him a receipt for trimming his hedge. With the onus being on the trader to declare the income for tax and VAT purposes, which of these would you typically pay cash in hand for?

FOR SERVICES YOU REGULARLY USE/USED please select if you pay cash in hand or in a traceable way, eg, cash with receipt/invoice or via cheque, card or bank transfer.

Au pair/nanny
Dog walker
Home visit beautician/hairdresser
Home help
Takeaway food
Taxi driver
Window cleaner
I don't use any of the above

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