In Scotland, the Scottish National Party (SNP) has proposed a new law allowing local councils in Scotland to charge twice their normal tax rates for second homes. About 70,000 second homes are located in Scotland. The proposed law may also increase the tax rate on those who rent their homes. Humza Yousaf, the Scottish First Minister, has stated that he would like to raise taxes on wealthy people.
The first time that Brickbat: Double Dipping was published on Reason.com, it is worth a look.