We reveal the £283 tax bill facing the average family this Christmas, higher than ever before. Many ordinary families are tightening their belts but with tax on most of the contents of their shopping basket Chancellor Osborne is still demanding his share, stealing away that Christmas cheer with taxes on all things festive. With budgets tight, this will be a Christmas without all the trimmings.
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