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Stories that are tagged 'Scotland'

Scotland May Break From UK Plan For 'Hard Brexit'

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scotland is planning to hold another referendum on independence from the UK following concerns over the decision to leave the European Union Single Market when quitting membership. Read Full Story


Unique Scottish Tax Rules Add To Complexity

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, February 27, 2017

Scotland's decision to set different income tax bands from the rest of the UK is likely to result in increased complexity for some Scottish taxpayers, says the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Read Full Story


Scottish Parliament Agrees New Income Tax Settings

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Scottish lawmakers have approved plans for the structure of the nation's new individual income tax regime, following the tax devolution agreement with the UK. Read Full Story


Tax Professionals Call For Clarity On Scottish Air Tax Plans

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

More detail should be released about Scotland's proposals for a tax to replace the UK's Air Passenger Duty, say Scottish tax professionals. Read Full Story


Scottish Government Ditches Income Tax Threshold Plan

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Scottish Government has dropped plans to increase the higher rate threshold in line with inflation under a deal with the Scottish Green Party to secure approval for the Budget in Parliament. Read Full Story


UK Lawmakers Must Approve Article 50 Motion, Rules Supreme Court

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Parliament must approve the Government's plan to trigger Article 50 to exit the European Union. Read Full Story


Scotland Sets Lesser Middle Income Tax Threshold

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The number of higher rate taxpayers in Scotland is set to rise from April 2017 under plans announced in the Scottish Budget to link increases in the 40p higher rate to inflation. Read Full Story


Scotland Legislates To Replace UK Air Passenger Duty

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Scotland has introduced The Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill into Parliament to install its own air passenger tax in place of the UK's Air Passenger Duty from April 2018. Read Full Story


HMRC Faces Scottish Income Tax Challenges

by Amanda Banks,, London

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

HM Revenue and Customs faces "significant challenges" in administering the devolved Scottish income tax system, according to a report by the National Audit Office. Read Full Story


Scottish Conservatives Propose Air Passenger Duty Cuts

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Scottish Conservative Party has called for the repeal of air passenger duty on long-haul flights. Read Full Story




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