Work to develop a trial in Fife is to be discussed this Friday at a meeting between councillors, Scottish Government civil servants and members of the Scottish Basic Income Network which campaigns for the introduction of the system.
Any money a person earns above the payment is taxed with either a single flat rate or a number of progressive taxation rates.
A pilot is currently running in Holland, while Finland is to launch one next year.
Jamie Cooke, head of the Royal Society of Arts Scotland, which has carried out research on the scheme, said there had been a number of discussions between the Scottish Basic Income Network and Fife Council.
He will be among those attending the meeting with Fife Council, which he envisaged would lead to a pilot scheme in some towns and …