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Tag: tax

Blow for Scotland Bill as Calman admits tax figure based on...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scotland Bill has suffered a massive blow after it emerged a key tax proposal, contained in the Calman Commission recommendations on...

Financial brief: Tax alchemy for a sports club

Financial brief   by James Aitken, freelance tax and legal services consultant As we all know sports clubs, as with most other bodies...

Supermarket wars

by Sue Varley Earlier this week, Tesco lost the latest round in its fight to keep Asda from opening a supermarket in Tain.  ...

The ‘Tesco Tax’

by Calum Cashley Much hullaballoo, flim-flam and fuss has been occasioned by John Swinney's reasonable proposal to ask businesses with a rateable value in...

SNP supermarket tax will boost local communities

by Alex Porter, Economy Editor The SNP government aims to raise £30 million to pay for public services by taxing Scotland's predatory supermarket chains....

Who are the real racist intolerant bullies?

  Put your hands up if you favour a free education system for Scottish students.  Probably all of you I guess.  Now put...

Relief for Glasgow citizens as Labour group accepts funding deal

Glaswegians will face no increases to their council tax next year if the SNP win the Holyrood election after the Labour controlled council finally...

Salmond accuses Labour of ‘promoting Tory tax plans’

  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond branded Labour’s Iain Gray “chief spokesman for the ConDem coalition” saying that Labour were leading the arguments...

Debate on more financial powers needed

 In a letter to the Scotsman newspaper, 18 leading Scots businessmen and economists have criticised the limited recommendations of the Calman Commission and the...

‘Calman Minus’ as ConDem Coalition retreat over Tax Powers

POLITICS...The SNP have described the package of new powers to be given to Scotland by the UK Coalition government as “Calman Minus” after it...