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Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014

Section 192 – Reduction in penalty under this Chapter for disclosure

229.This section provides for Revenue Scotland to be able to reduce a penalty applied due to sections 182, 185 and 186. Any reductions applied may reflect whether or not the disclosure was unprompted (where the person has no reason to believe that Revenue Scotland is or is about to discover the information) and also the quality (timing, nature and extent) of the information disclosed. By timing this refers to how promptly the disclosure was made; by nature this refers to the level of evidence provided and the degree of access to test the disclosure; by extent this means how complete the disclosure may be.

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