Taxation

HM Revenue & Customs

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs

A huge site dealing with every aspect of taxation dealt with by the HMRC (including VAT) with sections aimed at all levels from the novice to the tax specialist.

Revenue Scotland

www.revenue.scot

New agency set up to administer and collect devolved taxation. At the moment it covers the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and the Scottish Landfill Tax. The site has information on the relevant legislation, and the compliance and dispute resolution regimes, including the Tax Tribunals for Scotland

Tax news

www.tax-news.com

Worth the visit if you want to keep up-to-date with national and international tax news.

Taxaid

www.taxaid.org.uk

The site gives more details about the work of this charity and the services that it offers as well as basic information about the tax system.

Council tax in Scotland

www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/local-government/17999/counciltax

Scottish Government pages on Council tax in Scotland, including information leaflets which explain how different aspects of the Council Tax system work. For those interested in reforming or replacing the current system, the Commission on Local Tax Reform (http://localtaxcommission.scot/) is a good place to start.

Scottish Assessors Association

www.saa.gov.uk

This site allows you to find the Council Tax Band or Rateable Value for any property in Scotland – and it's free to use.