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Your taxes: What you pay and what you get back

Have you ever wondered what you receive back for the money you pay out in tax each year? In 2010-11 the Treasury paid out £692bn in public spending. This adds up to £22,000 being spent on behalf of each family, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Find out what households similar to yours pay in tax and what they get back in the form of benefits and services by entering your details into the form below. Enter all the people you live with, including children.

To find out more you can watch BBC political editor Nick Robinson's documentary series, Your Money and How They Spend It. Episode one is on BBC Two at 21:00 Wednesday 23 November.


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