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Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014

Section 71 – Assumption of tax advantage

107.This section gives a designated officer power to give a taxpayer a notice under section 68 and section 69 where the designated officer thinks that a tax advantage in relation to the devolved taxes might have arisen to the taxpayer. Subsection (2) makes clear that this enables a designated officer to send a notification to a taxpayer on the assumption that a tax advantage does arise.

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