Business Tax

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 8th June 2007.

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Photo of Alex Neil Alex Neil Scottish National Party

Question S3W-319

To ask the Scottish Executive what the revenue cost would be of reducing business rates by (a) 5%, (b) 10%, (c) 15% and (d) 20%.

Photo of John Swinney John Swinney Scottish National Party

In 2007-08, if the poundage rate had been lower than the current poundage rate by (a) 5%, (b) 10%, (c) 15% and (d) 20%, the estimated reduction in revenue would have been (a) £95 million, (b) £189 million, (c) £284 million and (d) £379 million respectively.

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