The Tax on Christmas

New research by the TaxPayers' Alliance shows how the taxman sucks the Christmas cheer out of Brits by imposing stealth Christmas taxes.  Christmas taxes, as calculated by the TPA, include the cost of VAT on holiday shopping such as Christmas trees, children's toys and alcohol. 

With the cost of living on the rise and wages falling behind inflation, the tax burden on families this Christmas now stands at over £6.3 billion. The average household celebrating Christmas this year will be hit with a staggering tax bill of £241. 

See the report here.