Scrutiny of the draft budget 2015-16

Written Evidence

The Scottish Government’s draft budget 2015-16 will be published in October 2014. In advance of the implementation of the financial powers of the Scotland Act 2012 from April 2015, draft budget 2015-16 will include proposals for setting the rates and bands for the devolved taxes, including for the Land and Buildings Transactions Tax (LBTT).

To inform its consideration of draft budget 2015-16, the Committee has agreed to invite written evidence on the Government’s proposals in relation to LBTT and on their potential impact on the Scottish property market and the wider economy as a whole.

The closing date for responses is Friday 24 October 2014.

Read the submissions below: