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Hi.What date did you originally leave the UK to work abroad? Can you tell me how many days that you will have spent in the UK between 6 April 2014 and the date you plan to return to the UK. Will you no longer have a home abroad when you return to the UK? Will you looking to work in the UK before the end of the current tax year on 5 April 2015. Which of the ties labelled C, D, E, F and G at the bottom of the page here will you have before your return to the UK?
I first left UK in March 2012.
From 6 April 2014 to 30 October 2014 I will have spent 43 days in the UK.
Yes I will try and find work before the end of the tax year.
My ties is labelled C.
I live and work on site as contractor supplied accommodation.
Any more information don't hesitate to ask.
yes I missed that one, I stay at my parents house whilst home on RnR
So it will be C and D
Yes I have a 4 year old son
Hi again.You say you have two ties to the UK. In a full tax year, you could spend up to 90 days in the UK per tax year where you have been non-UK resident for up to three tax years. After that, you can get away with 120 days if you have no more than three ties to the UK. It's always advisable to stay under 91 days in the UK in any one tax year. If you look at Table F on page 60 here, you will see that you are limited to 52 days in the UK between 6 April 2014 and 31 October 2014 on the basis that you are returning to the UK in October 2014.You should qualify for split year treatment, thereby exempting your foreign earnings from UK tax, under one or more of Cases 4, 5, 6 and 8 which are set out on pages 59 to 69 here. Which one of these will apply will be determined by whether you are working in the UK by 5 April 2015, whether you had a UK home as defined at the start of the 2014/15 tax year and whether the overseas accommodation counted as a home.If you look at the flowchart here, it will pretty much confirm that you qualify for split year treatment for 2014/15 though it is only a quick guide.I hope this helps but let me know if you have any further questions.
Thank you for all the good information. If I don't work in the UK in the tax year 2014 / 2015 but have returned in October 2014, will not working affect the split year?, because as you know its not easy to find work back home at the moment .
It might.I'll get back to you a little later on that as I have to go out for a short meeting but I will be back this morning.