Living & Working Abroad: Are you Leaving UK Taxes?

BLOG22nd Jun 2018

Deciding to leave the UK to work abroad is a big decision but often the impact on your tax position is an afterthought. The tax treatment depends on a number of factors, including the length and timing of your departure from the UK as well as any personal ties you maintain such as a home and family. These factors will determine whether you meet the criteria to be treated as non-UK resident under the Statutory Residence Test. Further guidance on breaking UK residence can be found within our Statutory Residence Test Flow Chart at the end of this document.

Assuming you achieve non-UK residence, what are the tax implications and what else should you consider when living and working abroad?


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