Our five year forecasts of Scotland’s devolved tax revenue and social security expenditure are published twice a year to accompany the Scottish Government’s Budget cycle.

Latest forecast

Supplementary Publication – Fiscal Update – September 2020

This Fiscal Update sets out how COVID-19 has affected the Scottish Budget and Scotland’s economic outlook.


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Scotland’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasts – February 2020

Our February 2020 forecasts inform the Scottish Budget 2020-21.

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Supplementary Costing – May 2020

Our May 2020 Supplementary Costing assesses the Scottish Government’s changes to Land and Buildings Transaction Tax and the Carer’s Allowance Supplement in response to COVID-19.

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NDR Supplementary Costing – March 2020

Read our updated forecasts for Non-Domestic Rates in Scotland, including costings of the Scottish Government’s measures to support businesses in response to COVID-19.

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Other publications

You can find our Forecast Evaluation Reports, Occasional Papers and Statements of Data Needs here.

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