Warning for Finance Secretary
Raising the top rate of income tax from 45p to 50p may lead to a loss of revenue for the Scottish government, according to its chief economist.
Tories turn up heat ahead of Budget
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to reveal the views of her own Council of Economic Advisers in relation to planned tax hikes.
Accusations fly across chamber
Ruth Davidson has accused the SNP government of breaking promises on tax and misleading the people of Scotland.
Business expecting tax ris
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has dropped strong hints that the Scottish government will raise income tax in next month’s Budget.
Surprise result from snapshot poll
A snapshot poll of business leaders has revealed some support for an increase in the basic rate of income tax…
As I See It
All of a sudden constitutional issues have become yesterday’s news. Tax has moved to the top of the political agenda and it looks like being just as explosive..
SNP abstains in Holyrood debate
Taxes are poised to rise for thousands of Scottish workers after the SNP waved through Labour calls for an increase…
Call for no change to basic rate
Scottish workers should not be hit by a hike in taxes, the Scottish Conservatives will argue ..
Scottish local elections
Scottish Labour has unveiled a tax-raising strategy ahead of the local elections…
Rates to be frozen in Scotland
The SNP will not pass on the income tax cuts announced by the Chancellor last week if it is re-elected to government. READ MORE