4 September 2019, 9.30am - Forecast Evaluation Report. In this we mainly evaluate forecasts of the 2018 -19 financial year. For income tax, we evaluate 2017-18 as that is the latest year for which outturn data are available and this feeds into the first income tax reconciliation in the Scottish budget. Our economy forecasts for the calendar year 2018 are evaluated.
4 September 2019, 9.30am - Approach to Policy Costings. This occasional paper explains what a policy costing is and how the Commission approaches costing the Scottish Government’s tax and benefit policies.
4 September 2019, 9.30am - Statement of Data Needs. This is our second annual statement of the Commission’s data needs following a recommendation from the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee.
September 2019, date TBC - Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19.
December 2019, date TBC - Scotland's Economic and Fiscal Forecasts. This is part of the Commission's main forecast publication series and provides new economic, tax and social security forecasts. Publication will be on Scottish Budget day which has still to be announced by the Scottish Government.
Contact: Caroline Rham,
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