Olympic torch eBay tax warning

Sarah Coles
Jedward with Olympic torch
Jedward with Olympic torch

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The decision of some Olympic torch bearers to sell their commemorative keepsake online has been a controversial one (although Jedward aren't selling theirs). There are those who argue it is up to them what they do with their belongings, and others who point out it was intended as a lifelong memory of a great honour, and should not be sold to the highest bidder.

Now the taxman has chimed in, with a message that may just tip the balance.