What are the Scottish income tax rates?

In the 2018/19 Scottish Budget, the Finance Secretary for Scotland announced a raft of additional changes for Scottish resident taxpayers, including new income tax rates, taking the possible income tax rates payable up to five. For 2018/19 the tax rates and bands applicable to Scottish taxpayers on non-savings and non-dividend income are set as follows:

Bands Band name Rates (%)
Over £11,850*-£13,850 Starter Rate 19
Over £13,850-£24,000 Basic Rate 20
Over £24,000-£43,430 Intermediate Rate 21
Over £43,430-£150,000** Higher Rate 41
Above £150,000** Top Rate 46

* Assumes person is in receipt of the Standard UK Personal Allowance

** Personal Allowance is reduced by £1 for every £2 earned over £100,000

From April 2019, the National Assembly for Wales has the right to vary the rates of income tax payable by Welsh taxpayers.

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