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Income Tax Rates in Scotland

Scottish Income Tax Rates

From April 2017, the income tax rates and bands payable by Scottish taxpayers will be those set by the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish rates and bands will then be set annually by the Scottish Parliament.

Universal Credit replaces Child Tax Credit

How does Universal Credit affect the Child Benefit portion

If all your children were born before 6 April 2017

You get the child element for all your children.

If one or more of your children were born on or after 6 April 2017

You could get the child element of Child Tax Credit for up to 2 children. You might get the child element for more children if exceptions apply.

The New British £1 Coin

The new 12-sided £1 Coin is classed as the most secure coin in the world, made with a number of features that make it much more difficult to counterfeit.

This new coin becomes legal tender on 28th March 2017.

EU Citizens in UK and Guarantees for Future after Brexit

Should the UK Guarantee EU Citizen rights to stay in UK even though the EU can’t do so yet.

Sir Edward Leigh said: “It seems to me we might as well acknowledge this fact now whilst reserving the right – if in the extremely unlikely possibility of our EU partners deporting any UK citizens – which they won’t for the same practical reasons – we can change our minds, but let’s at least reassure these people now.”