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  The Budget
Updated 03 April 2003, 15.02
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when you spend 50p on a can of drink – how much of the price is tax?
  A: 9p
  B: 20p
  C: 3p
  D: Nothing – Kids don’t pay tax
If you spend £50 on a pair of size 3 trainers, how much tax do you pay?
  A: £9
  B: £20
  C: £3
  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?
  A: Cigarettes
  B: Beer
  C: Petrol
  D: Hats
  E: Potatoes


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