Labour and the Tories used the first question time of the new parliamentary
session at Holirood following the introduction of the
Government’s plan to replace council tax with a 3p local income tax, to dub
Acting Scottish Labour leader Cathy Jamieson led the attack, claiming the
plan would make Scotland the highest-taxed part of the UK, BBC News
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, standing in for Alex Salmond, said the
plan had attracted massive support.
However, the minority government still lacks enough parliamentary support for
the proposal as the Liberal Democrats demands councils be given control over the
tax, instead of it being managed centrally.
Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small business experts told MPs
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