Which of these services do you pay cash in hand for?MoneySaving Poll Results

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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.

Results

Au pair/nanny (748 votes)
Pay cash in hand310 votes (41%)
Pay in a traceable way438 votes (59%)
Babysitter (1776 votes)
Pay cash in hand1713 votes (96%)
Pay in a traceable way63 votes (4%)
Builder/electrician/plumber (4585 votes)
Pay cash in hand2334 votes (51%)
Pay in a traceable way2251 votes (49%)
Cleaner (2440 votes)
Pay cash in hand2052 votes (84%)
Pay in a traceable way388 votes (16%)
Dog walker (1128 votes)
Pay cash in hand1006 votes (89%)
Pay in a traceable way122 votes (11%)
Gardener (2764 votes)
Pay cash in hand2265 votes (82%)
Pay in a traceable way499 votes (18%)
Home visit beautician/hairdresser (3036 votes)
Pay cash in hand2623 votes (86%)
Pay in a traceable way413 votes (14%)
Handyman (3035 votes)
Pay cash in hand2389 votes (79%)
Pay in a traceable way646 votes (21%)
Home help (784 votes)
Pay cash in hand489 votes (62%)
Pay in a traceable way295 votes (38%)
Takeaway food (5157 votes)
Pay cash in hand3771 votes (73%)
Pay in a traceable way1386 votes (27%)
Taxi driver (5618 votes)
Pay cash in hand5384 votes (96%)
Pay in a traceable way234 votes (4%)
Window cleaner (5550 votes)
Pay cash in hand5009 votes (90%)
Pay in a traceable way541 votes (10%)
I don't use any of the above (704 votes)
 704 votes (100%)

           8,728 people have voted.

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