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Scotland To Substantiate Tax Devolution Forecasts

Scotland To Substantiate Tax Devolution Forecasts | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
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Independence: Scotland ‘more than pays her way’

Independence: Scotland ‘more than pays her way’ | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Finance Secretary John Swinney says that Scotland “more than pays her way” in the UK, after a Scottish Government analysis of tax revenue over the past 30 years.
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Scottish Government needs to outline tax system blueprint

Scottish Government needs to outline tax system blueprint | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

In a report issued today, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has said the Scottish Government needs to get to grips quickly with its tax system for its devolved tax powers.

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Osborne gives North Sea tax break

Osborne gives North Sea tax break | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne's tax allowance to support investment in older North Sea fields could attract a further £2bn of investment, it is claimed.
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Tax inspection | Opinion | Money Marketing

One of the most intriguing matters to arise recently was the impact of the Scotland Act 2012, which received Royal Assent on May 1. This act introduces the prospect of a Scottish rate of income tax, effective from 2016.
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PwC welcomes Scottish Government’s proposals on tax consultation - PwC in Scotland

Commenting on today’s announcement (7 June) by Finance Secretary, John Swinney, on the Scottish Government’s proposals to consult on proposed taxation policy, Rhona Irving, tax partner at PwC in Scotland commented: “The consultation announced by...
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UK Govt's "massive tax hits" hurting oil and gas sector http://votesnp.com/yr

UK Govt's "massive tax hits" hurting oil and gas sector http://votesnp.com/yr | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
UK Govt's "massive tax hits" hurting oil and gas sector http://votesnp.com/yrUK Govt's "massive tax hits" hurting sector | Scottish National Partywww.snp.orgSNP MSP Maureen Watt has said comments from the head of the UK’s oil and gas industry that...
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The Journal Online : MSPs call for views on Revenue Scotland Bill

Views on the proposed Revenue Scotland organisation have been invited in a call for evidence from Holyrood's Finance Committee.

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Whisky tax 'could benefit Scots'

Whisky tax 'could benefit Scots' | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
A tax should be levied on each bottle of Scotch whisky to give its country of origin a greater share in its growing success, economic experts have said.
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One might well wonder why Scotland would adopt some convoluted water levy in order to raise revenue from whisky production when there is the much simpler and more effective option of repatriating all tax powers through independence.

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Business chiefs want taxes clarity

Business chiefs want taxes clarity | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Senior business figures have urged the Scottish Government to set out a clear vision on a future tax system, regardless of the result of a referendum on independence.

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Scottish parliament to discuss tax powers

Scottish parliament to discuss tax powers | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish parliament to scrutinise tax powers devolved from Westminster when its Finance Committee convenes today...
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Subway brothers turn up heat over pasty tax | Herald Scotland

Subway brothers turn up heat over pasty tax | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

THE family which owns one of Scotland's biggest Subway franchises is warning that the U-turn on the so-called pasty tax will restrict its expansion plans and lead to higher prices for consumers.

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John Swinney scraps Stamp Duty in Scotland for ‘fairer tax’ - Politics - Scotsman.com

John Swinney scraps Stamp Duty in Scotland for ‘fairer tax’ - Politics - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
STAMP Duty is to be scrapped in Scotland in the most radical overhaul of the taxation system since devolution, the Scottish Government has announced.
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