Would you ‘pay in cash’ to help people avoid tax?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll started 17 May 2010:

Would you ‘pay in cash’ to help people avoid tax?

If a builder/masseuse/cleaner/plummer/market stall holder or anyone else offered you a 15% discount because 'it's better in my pocket than in the taxmans'...

Which of these is closest to what you’d do?


A. Take it – a saving's a saving7,325 votes (65 %)
B. Haggle – ask for a bigger discount2,465 votes (22 %)
C. Refuse it – you won’t take part in tax evasion1,189 votes (11 %)
D. Report it – report them for tax fraud306 votes (3 %)

                   11,285 votes received.

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