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Residence and domicile

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to residence and domicile in the UK personal tax regime, including offshore investments,

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Practical guidance

ICAEW's Tax Faculty produces TAXguides to provide practical support on technical areas of tax

TAXguide 07/18: Deemed domicile changes – trust protections

Finance (No 2) Act 2017 introduced significant changes to the taxation of foreign domiciliaries. In TAXguide 06/18 ICAEW, STEP, the CIOT and the Law Society have published questions and draft suggested answers to highlight and consider areas of uncertainty in the statutory provisions for trust protections. Read a summary and download the full guide.

TAXguide 04/18: Residence and domicile

In TAXguide 04/18 Lisa Spearman provides an introduction to the taxation issues which may be in point when considering the non UK aspects of a client’s affairs. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

TAXguide 13/15

Use of foreign income and gains as loan collateral for a relevant debt - update

TAXguide 12/15

Reforms to the Taxation of Non Domiciles - Meeting notes

TAXguide 11/15

Use of foreign income and gains as loan collateral

TAXguide 08/15

Non-domiciliary announcements made at summer budget 2015

Features and articles

Changes to the inheritance tax reporting rules

Changes to the excepted estate rules announced this year will apply from January 1, 2022. ICAEW technical editor Lindsey Wicks looks at the effects as more than 90% of non-taxpaying estates will no longer have to complete full inheritance tax accounts.

Webinars and recordings

Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service

Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising more than 60 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Core Accounting and Tax Service.

Tax planning for the non-resident and non-domiciled

A chapter on tax planning for the non-resident and non-domiciled, highlighting tax planning opportunities and potential pitfalls.

Compliance and appeals

A chapter on tax compliance and appeals in relation to the laws of residence and domicile.

Residence and domicile

Guidance for tax advisers on residence and domicile issues relevant to the taxation of trusts.

Residence, domicile and UK taxation

Authoritative, in-depth guidance on the law of residence for tax of individuals, companies, trusts and partnerships.

Residence of trusts and estates

A chapter on UK taxation of trusts and estates in relation to the laws of residence and domicile.

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Daily Telegraph tax guide 2018, The: Understanding the tax system, completing your tax return and planning how to become more tax efficient

Guide to completing a Self-Assessment tax return for 2017/18, with advice and worked examples covering key aspects of personal taxation in the UK

Overseas aspects of taxation

This chapter deals with overseas income and gains of UK-resident individuals and companies, with a brief note on non-residents whose income arises in the UK. The chapter covers residence and domicile, general rules pertaining to the major taxes, and double taxation relief.

What everyone needs to know about tax

A straightforward explanation of tax and the policy behind it for non-specialists, with coverage of recent controversies and illustrative case studies.

Overseas aspects of taxation

This chapter summarises the tests of residence and domicile for tax purposes, as well as double taxation arrangements and personal allowances.

Capital Gains Tax

An overview of Capital Gains Tax, covering: exemptions; residence and domicile; annual exemption and losses; capital gains tax rate; disposal consideration; date of disposal; allowable costs; married couples; disposal to connected parties; part disposals and shares.

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Markel Tax FAQs

Questions and answers on UK tax issues and trends from the ICAEW Tax and VAT Helpline, a subscription service provided by Markel Tax.

Markel Tax FAQs are correct at the time of going to press. To check current validity, please call the ICAEW Tax and VAT Helpline.


ICAEW Rep 105/18

Chargeable gains accruing to non-residents and returns for disposals of land

ICAEW Rep 106/18

Avoidance involving profit fragmentation arrangements

Further support

Useful links

Some resources that we link to may pre-date the latest amendments to the relevant tax regulations. While these links contain useful information, please treat them with appropriate caution.

Tax on your UK income if you live abroad

Guidance providing an overview of taxable income, including rental income and selling or inheriting assets. It discusses personal allowances, tax reliefs available and how to claim tax reliefs, and the situation for UK residents.

Tax if you leave the UK to live abroad

Guidance for UK taxpayers with links to forms and tax returns required by HMRC, plus information on tax refunds, UK income, and National Insurance.

Tax on foreign income

Guidance aimed at taxpayers covering UK residence and tax, non-domiciled residents, paying tax on foreign income, exemptions, claiming tax relief, and tax for foreign students in the UK.

Residence, Domicile and Remittance Basis Manual

HMRC internal manual providing guidance for those leaving and coming to the UK on residence and domicile status, UK tax liability and personal allowances - including guidance on particular occupations.

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