Category Archives: Tax For Contractors & Expats

Genuine Non UK Work for Non UK Domiciled Consultants

If you come to the United Kingdom as a Non-UK Domicile on a temporary work visa using an offshore structure to deal with income arising ‘Outside the UK’ then using an offshore vehicle may be a perfectly legitimate thing to do. (more…)

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Using an Offshore Contractor Solution

Over the last few years the HM Revenue and Customs have really clamped down on Contractors who choose to structure their income via ‘offshore’ solution providers with the introduction of BN66.   (more…)

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UK Tax Residence

Strictly, you are UK tax resident for the whole of a tax year when you are UK resident for any part of it. But, if you leave or come to the UK partway through a tax year, HMRC operates a concession under which the year may be split (Extra-Statutory Concession A11). (more…)

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Day Counting for UK Tax Residency

While day-counting alone may not disprove UK tax residence, it is certainly important for anyone who wants to be considered non-resident for tax purposes. (more…)

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Non Resident ‘Day Counting’

While you will always be classed as UK resident if you are in the country for 183 days or more during a tax year, avoiding the 183 day threshold, and even avoiding the 90 days / year averaged over 4 years threshold, is not enough to prove non-residence. (more…)

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Inbound Expats Coming to the UK

If you are a foreign national and you are coming to the UK to work on Contracts it is important to understand how the UK Taxation System will affect you if you. (more…)

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Outbound Expats Leaving the UK

If you are a UK National (and are UK Domiciled) it is important to understand how the UK Taxation System will affect you if you are considering leaving the UK / working abroad. (more…)

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Residence and Domicile (UK Tax Guide)

If you are thinking about (1) Coming to the UK to work as professional Contractor, OR (2) Planning to work as a professional Contractor abroad, you need to know how UK Tax Residence and Domicile will affect what you pay. (more…)

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IR35 Investigations

An IR35 Investigation is a Contractor’s worst nightmare. The HM Revenue and Customs may take months going over company records, assessing service contracts, speaking to client representatives and going in detail through financial transactions. (more…)

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IR35 Deemed Payment

If a contract you’re working on is considered to be Inside IR35 you must pay full Income Tax and Class 1 National Insurance deductions (Employers and Employees) on salary payments made throughout the year. (more…)

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