Do you pay cash in hand for any of these services?MoneySaving Poll Results

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With an increased focus on tax collection, investigations have shown billions of extra revenue could be collected if there were more formal payments for casual work. Yet in many industries cash in hand is still commonplace.

Which of the following would you typically pay cash in hand for?

For services you use REGULARLY please select whether you pay cash in hand or in a traceable way (eg, cash with receipt/invoice or via cheque, card or bank transfer).


Results

Au pair/nanny (675 votes)
Pay cash in hand328 votes (49%)
Pay in a traceable way347 votes (51%)
Baby-sitter (1904 votes)
Pay cash in hand1821 votes (96%)
Pay in a traceable way83 votes (4%)
Builder/electrician/plumber (6142 votes)
Pay cash in hand3450 votes (56%)
Pay in a traceable way2692 votes (44%)
Cleaner (3322 votes)
Pay cash in hand2637 votes (79%)
Pay in a traceable way685 votes (21%)
Dog walker (1264 votes)
Pay cash in hand1011 votes (80%)
Pay in a traceable way253 votes (20%)
Gardener (3142 votes)
Pay cash in hand2422 votes (77%)
Pay in a traceable way720 votes (23%)
Handyman (3292 votes)
Pay cash in hand2543 votes (77%)
Pay in a traceable way749 votes (23%)
Home help (745 votes)
Pay cash in hand493 votes (66%)
Pay in a traceable way252 votes (34%)
Home visit beautician/hairdresser (3542 votes)
Pay cash in hand2914 votes (82%)
Pay in a traceable way628 votes (18%)
Taxi driver (6714 votes)
Pay cash in hand5995 votes (89%)
Pay in a traceable way719 votes (11%)
Window cleaner (6732 votes)
Pay cash in hand5595 votes (83%)
Pay in a traceable way1137 votes (17%)
I don't use any of the above (1108 votes)
 1108 votes (100%)

           10,969 people have voted.

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