General Election: Personal finance
The big take-away from the party manifestos is how differently the parties are approaching the “grey vote”. Lindsey Rogerson reports.
Ministers too 'heavy-handed', says JLL
Further evidence has emerged that the Scottish Government’s replacement for stamp duty is holding back the …
Party rift over higher rate plan
Labour’s plan to raise taxes on those earning more than £80,000 is likely to re-open issues over staff facing differential tax demands north and south of the border….
Call for new committee
Tax professionals are calling on the Scottish Parliament to set up a committee focused exclusively on scrutinising the country’s devolved tax powers…
Relief reduction hits sector
Many of Scotland’s landlords in the private letting sector will need to raise rents to cope with the effects of a new taxation regime…
Millions face 'extra burden'
Government plans to force millions of small companies and self-employed workers to publish regular digital returns should be delayed..
Chancellor challenged over change
Philip Hammond’s decision to move the Budget to November came under attack at a meeting of tax experts today…
The Scottish Government has confirmed that all income tax rates will be frozen next year which means the higher rate threshold will not rise in line with changes in the rest of the UK…
MPs call for action next week
Chancellor Philip Hammond could steal a march on Holyrood’s plans to cut the cost of air travel by slashing a key tax..
Adviser urges change
Tax reform and simplification is needed to boost growth in Scotland’s fragile property and construction sector, according to business advisers and accountants Grant Thornton…