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Other migrant issues
We look at various other tax issues that you might face when you come to the UK and provide information on other things to be aware of when living and working in the UK.
These pages contain more information on the following topics:
- What are the most common migrant tax problems?
We examine common issues faced by migrants and provides links to further information.
- How do I claim tax back?
How to reclaim tax that you have overpaid in a variety of different situations. It also tells you the time limits for making a claim.
- Can I bring my car to the UK?
Find out what you need to know if you are thinking of bringing your car to the UK.
- Can I drive in the UK?
An overview of the things you need to do in order to drive a car legally in the UK.
- Do I need a licence to watch television in the UK?
We explain why you must buy a television (TV) licence if you watch or record TV as it is being broadcast or download or watch BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer.
- How do I open a UK bank account?
Information on the documents you need to have to open a bank account in the UK.
- Can I claim a VAT refund if I leave the UK?
Information on VAT and the VAT refund scheme, sometimes knows as 'Tax Free Shopping'.
- What is council tax?
Looks briefly at council tax in England, Scotland and Wales.
I am a construction worker – how do I get a CSCS card?
Information if you work in the construction industry.
Am I entitled to free UK healthcare cover?
We look at the rules for migrants and whether or not migrants may use the NHS.