1. To ask the Scottish Government what its forecast is for income tax growth in the coming years. (S5T-01728)
Scotland collects its own income tax, which means that it is more dependent on its own economic performance. The Institute for Public Policy Research suggests that if the tax projections are correct, the Scottish economy could lose £1.8 billion over the next five years through income tax growth that is weaker than in the rest of the United Kingdom. Despite £360 million of income tax rises...
The Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Fraser of Allander institute have noted that Scotland’s net tax position is worse because of the downward revisions to Scottish earnings growth, despite the fact that Scottish taxpayers are paying £500 million more in income tax compared with their counterparts in the rest of the UK. Does that mean that the cabinet secretary will have no choice but to...
Conservative MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election
Also represented South Scotland
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