Scottish Tax Rates 2018/19

On 20 February 2018 the Scottish Parliament passed its Budget Bill for 2018/19 which saw the introduction of five tax bands for non-savings income. This includes earned income and benefits, profits from self-employment, rental profits and pension income (including State Pension). The Scottish tax rates do not apply to dividend or savings income as these[…]

Are you losing State Pension?

Do you know that your Child Benefit claim affects your State Pension entitlement? Child benefit used to be paid automatically to all parents of children aged 16 or under no matter the level of the parent’s income. This changed in January 2013 when it became means tested.   If both parents each earn less than[…]