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Im starting a new job on the 19th of july, its 8weeks

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Hello, im starting a new job on the 19th of july, its 8weeks on in qatar and 4 weeks off back here in the uk, wil i have to pay tax on the money i wil be earning, as the company will be paying my qatar tax? Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 2 years ago.
Hello,As you will not be moving away from the UK you will remain a resident. Your foreign income will be taxable in the UK. You can usually claim tax relief when you are taxed in the UK and another country. How you claim depends on whether your foreign income has already been taxed.When you report your foreign income you will also claim the taxes paid in Qatar.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for the reply, so wil i have to get intouch with the tax office?
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 2 years ago.
You will need to complete the self assessment of your earnings. This is especially so if the company is not in the UK.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Wil i have to do that before i start earning though or once i have
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 2 years ago.
You fill it in after the end of the tax year (5 April) it applies to. You need to register if you didn’t send a tax return last year. To register use the following urlhttps://www.gov.uk/register-for-self-assessment/not-self-employed
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok thank so i dont need to worry til towards the end of the tax year?
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 2 years ago.
To actually file yes that is correct.
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