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Residence and domicile
Updated on 12 April 2021
- Why are residence and domicile important?
Find out why you need to know your residence and domicile status for UK tax purposes
- What is residence?
Explore what residence means
- When is someone resident in the UK?
The rules for determining residence status
- What if I only visit the UK?
We consider whether or not a short visit to the UK will mean you are resident here
- What is split year treatment?
- The rules for split-year treatment
- What is domicile?
Find out the meaning of domicile
- Where am I domiciled?
The three different types of domicile and how they are determined, so you can work out where you are domiciled for UK tax purposes
- How are foreign income and gains taxed?
The two different methods of taxation possible under UK law – the arising basis and the remittance basis
- What is a remittance?
What counts as bringing foreign income and gains into the UK
- Do I have to complete a tax return?
- We explain when your residence and domicile status mean that you have to complete a Self Assessment tax return
- Does the remittance basis apply to tax credits?
How the tax system and the tax credits and benefits system treat foreign income differently
- What is dual residence?
Find out the meaning of dual residence
- What if I am liable to tax in two countries on the same income?
How double taxation relief works in this situation