Media playback is unsupported on your device

Crackdown needed on cash payments for services

The Treasury Minister, David Gauke, has said it is morally wrong to pay tradesmen in cash in exchange for a cheaper deal.

He believes it encourages some people to avoid declaring the income and paying tax on it.

Paul Lewis, from Radio 4's Moneybox, told 5 live's Tony Livesey that if you accept a cheaper deal in cash, "you are complicit" in a worker breaking the law.

To listen to other Radio 5 live interviews, please visit the Best Bits page.

Go to next video: Paying tradesmen in cash 'morally wrong'