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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-16895: James Kelly (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 29 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has (a) raised from non-domestic rates and (b) provided in non-domestic rates relief in each of the last 10 financial years, and since 6 April 2018.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 7 June 2018

The following table sets out the amount of Non-domestic rates income raised and the amount awarded through Non-domestic rates reliefs from 2008-09 to 2018-19. Forecasts for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 years have been used in the absence of the finalised figures. These are published in the February after each financial year.

The numbers have been sourced from the Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics for years 2008-09 to 2016-17, and the most recent forecast by the Scottish Fiscal Commission for the year 2017-18 and 2018-19:

Table: Non-domestic rates income and reliefs for 2008-09 to 2017-18

 

 

Non-domestic rates income (£million)

Non-domestic rates reliefs (£million)

2008-09              

1,924

389

2009-10

2,010

465

2010-11

2,138

501

2011-12

2,251

542

2012-13

2,347

588

2013-14

2,367

590

2014-15

2,511

607

2015-16

2,579

626

2016-17

2,731

591

2017-18

2,774*

662*

2018-19

2,788*

717*

 

*Note – the 17-18 and 18-19 numbers are forecasts.