John Swinney MSP delivers budget
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Scottish budget: No movement on Scottish income tax rate

The finance secretary John Swinney has ruled out an increase in Scottish income tax when Holyrood gets new financial powers next year.

Mr Swinney made the announcement as he unveiled his draft budget to MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.

He also announced a tax rise on many second homes and buy-to-let properties through a Land and Buildings Transaction Tax levy.

And Mr Swinney confirmed that the council tax freeze would continue.

Lorna Gordon reports,

  • 16 Dec 2015
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