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Updated 03 April 2003, 15.02
Celebs should pay more tax, say budget kids
Our guide to The Budget
How would you spend the nation's money?
when you spend 50p on a can of drink – how much of the price is tax?
D: Nothing – Kids don’t pay tax
If you spend £50 on a pair of size 3 trainers, how much tax do you pay?
D: Nothing – there's no tax on kids' shoes
Which of these does the government spend most money on?
A: Fighting wars
B: Educating kids
C: Making people obey the law
Income tax means
A: The more you earn the less you pay
B: The more you earn the more you pay
C: The more you spend the more you save
Income tax in the UK was introduced to pay for
A: Hospitals and schools
B: A war with the French
C: Henry VIII’s Palaces
Who reads out The Budget?
A: Ex- chancellor of Quebeca
B: Chancellor of the Exchequer
C: A bloke off the street
Your aunt wins the lottery, but she dies and leaves you a million quid. Do you have to pay tax on it?
A: Yes – Inheritance tax
B: No – She gave it to you not the taxman
You pay VAT (Value Added Tax) when you:
A: Buy things
B: Value things
C: Add things up
Which of these has the least tax on it?
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