UK resident non-domicile tax
Your residence and domicile status has a significant impact on how much UK tax you must pay, or indeed if you must pay UK tax at all. Both terms are used for tax purposes and have little to do with citizenship or nationality.
The UK determines your tax residence based on the number of days you spend in the UK and the nature of your relationship with the country by using the Statutory Residence Test. With forethought it is normally possible to plan your visits to the UK with a degree of confidence that your chosen residence status can be achieved.
Domicile is particularly relevant for inheritance tax and capital gains tax. Read more
The impact of Covid-19
With the outbreak of Covid-19, many people have been unable to travel freely. HMRC has recognised this and have said that they will consider the facts of individual cases when applying the Statutory Residence Test.
We have a specialist team serving US citizens and businesses, which can also provide advice for UK citizens and businesses going to the USA. SATIS Tax, one of the Hillier Hopkins family, offers specialist tax and wealth management services to UK and US citizens. They can provide you with all you need to ensure your tax and investment reporting is compliant with both jurisdictions.