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£80m Scottish support package unveiled

Funding made up by underspend from previous COVID support.

1 in 5 Scottish firms fear rising payroll costs

Scottish accountants cite concerns over clients’ futures.

Scotland freezes income tax rates in Budget

Speech details tax changes in “transitional Budget”.

Tax bodies call for Scottish tax overhaul

A new minister role is a top recommendation.

Land and buildings transaction tax holiday ends

Holidays extended in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Scottish Govt. reaches deal to pass Budget

Green Party provides last-gasp support for Budget.

Scottish income tax changes approved

MSPs vote in favour of 5-band income tax system.

Devolution and property taxes

How does property taxation differ around the UK?

Scottish businesses oppose income tax rise

SME owners in Scotland favour more rates and bands.

Scotland sets higher rate income tax threshold

The Scottish higher rate threshold for income tax is set to rise with inflation, creating a divergence with the rest of the UK.