This year, for the first time and co-funded by the Scottish Policy Foundation, the Institute for Fiscal Studies is publishing a range of Scottish Election Briefing Notes on tax, benefits and public spending, and the parties' plans for the coming parliamentary term.
Fiscal devolution and the resulting growing differences in policies compared to the rest of the UK, and the starkly different visions of Scotland's future set out by the different parties, mean independent and impartial analysis is more important than ever before.
Scottish tax, benefits and public spending - what's happened and what do the parties propose?
Slides from 'Scottish tax, benefits and public spending - what's happened and what do the parties propose? ' are available for download here.