If Scotland were to become independent, would taxes in Scotland be higher or lower?

Field work dates: 1 January 2009 - 1 January 2013
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 5 polls

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Results for: If Scotland were to become independent, would taxes in Scotland be higher or lower?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
1 January 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
A lot higher16%18%18%26%23%
A little higher40%38%35%35%42%
No difference30%27%29%20%17%
A little lower5%7%8%5%5%
A lot lower1%1%1%2%1%
Don't know9%9%8%12%10%
Refused0%0%0%0%0%

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Do you think that, as a result of independence, taxes in Scotland would become higher, lower or would it make no difference?

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