GREATER transparency is needed if Holyrood is to be able to scrutinise Customs' collection of the new Scottish rate of income tax, a parliamentary committee has said.
'Everyday' businesses are the backbone of the Scottish economy - getting on with the job of keeping operations afloat, developing and turning out products or services, maintaining the staff base, and chasing new business.
A HUGE amount of the UK's inheritance tax is paid by a relatively small number of people, it has been claimed.
AS I write, senior tax inspectors across the UK are on a one-day strike.
The heads of Scotland's crime-fighting agencies have met for the first time at a new £75 million base.