What is the SNP policy on Income Tax?

Scotland has the most progressive income tax system in the UK, with more than half paying less than they would if they lived in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.

By asking those who earn the most to pay a little bit more, we have also been able to  invest more in public services and deliver a range of benefits, like free-prescriptions, free university tuition and concessionary bus-travel that are not all available elsewhere in the UK.

Having only introduced this new system in 2018, and with a need now to focus on recovery, we will aim for stability over the next Parliament.  While it is important for any government to have flexibility to respond to a change in circumstances, our aim is to maintain current Income Tax rates for the duration of the parliament and increase thresholds by a maximum of inflation.