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Scottish Rate Resolution

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 4th March 2020.

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The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 58, Against 50, Abstentions 5.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that, for the purposes of section 11A of the Income Tax Act 2007 (which provides for income tax to be charged at Scottish rates on certain non-savings and non-dividend income of a Scottish taxpayer), the Scottish rates and limits for the tax year 2020-21 are as follows—

(a) a starter rate of 19%, charged on income up to a limit of £2,085,

(b) the Scottish basic rate is 20%, charged on income above £2,085 and up to a limit of £12,658,

(c) an intermediate rate of 21%, charged on income above £12,658 and up to a limit of £30,930,

(d) a higher rate of 41%, charged on income above £30,930 and up to a limit of £150,000, and

(e) a top rate of 46%, charged on income above £150,000.

Stage 3 proceedings on the Budget (Scotland) (No 4) Bill will take place on Thursday.