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On 27 January Scottish Finance Minister John Swinney introduced the Land And Buildings Transac

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Introducing a Scottish Rate of Income Tax may cost £35m, the 

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Debating the Scotland Bill in the House of Lords earlier this month, Lord Maxton quoted Monty Python: “And now for something completely different.”

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The Scottish government is constrained in its wish to make income tax more progressive, explains Donald Drysdale

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Few UK taxpayers know about the Scottish rate of income tax, and fewer still know whether or not they’ll be classified as Scottish taxpayers from 6 April 2016.  Donald Drysdale, a Scot himself,

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Few Scottish taxpayers know about the Scottish rate of income tax.

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It is probably common knowledge by now that, come April 2016, the regulations that implement the Scottish rate of income tax (SRIT) will come into force, says Diana Bruce of the CIPP. 

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The Commission on Local Tax Reform, set up by the Scottish government this year tasked with examining alternatives to council tax, is on schedule to produce its report in Autumn.

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And now for the extra special 10am edition of the 9am Lowdown! Variety is the spice of life.

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Around 82% of ICAS members in business expressed a preference for Britain to stay in the European Union in a recent survey.

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