Scottish Government Budget

Financial scrutiny pages have now moved to the new BETA website, where you can find all SPICe analysis on the Scottish Budget 2021-22.





Explore the budget

Visualisations which allow you to explore the Scottish Governments budget.


Budget Scrutiny

This page provides guidance on the four principles of financial scrutiny.


Taxation Tools

A suite of tools which allow you to explore the devolved taxes.

How much income tax am I paying in 2019-20?

Find out how much tax you pay under the Scottish Governments tax policy for 2017-18.


Previous year’s budget

Briefings and data on the Scottish Government's Budget for 2016-17.


UK Budget documents

Information on how the UK budgets affect the Scottish budget .

SPICe documents

Social Impact Data Explorer

Published: 7 December 2018 

Updated: 6 February 2019

  • Addresses problem with selecting local authorities
  • Add new function to compare against benchmarking group


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