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Hi Sam, just thought, we have bank accounts in the UK, would

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Hi Sam, just thought, we have bank accounts in the UK, would that change his residency status, even though we have not lived there since mid April 2007.
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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Sam replied 3 years ago.
Hi

Thanks for your question and asking for me

No, not at all, even if all the income from abroad had been paid into the UK bank account, it would still remain not liable to tax, due to your husbands non residency in the UK.

The non residency is based on physical presence, and as your husband took employment abroad, that lasted at least a full tax year, during which visits back to the UK exceeded no more than 90 days (on a pro rata basis) this income earned whilst abroad remains not liable to tax.

It would just have been the rental income (that was declared to HMRC and any interest paid on the bank accounts - but then he would have remained entitled to personal allowances to offset against these UK based incomes.

Thanks

Sam

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you so much for your quick reply Sam.

Expert:  Sam replied 3 years ago.
Hi
You are very welcome

Thanks

Sam