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Thanks for your question, I am Sam and I am one of the UKk tax experts here on just Answer.
When did you actually leave the UK originally to take up this overseas employment? Was it actually 06/04/2016? And are you a UK citizen?
If yes to both, then to even have a consideration for non residency (and subsequently a consideration of overseas income free from UK tax) you have to have been working and living abroad for at least one full tax year when initially looking at working. So if you did not leave until 06/4/2016 then you neded to have worked/stayed abroad at least until after 05/04/2017 - with mimimum visits back to the UK (less than 91 days) within each full tax year abroad
That position is absolute whether looking at the old rules OR the new Statutory Tests
Furthermore split year treatments are only ever applied in the year of departure and the year of return where there have been full tax years of non residency achieved between between this start and finish year.
So, I am sorry to say, that you will be treated as resident for 2016/2107 based on the scenario you advsie on (and potentially liable to UK tax on your total income position for the year)
Sorry I have been with clients all morning (as most of us experts are still working within the accountancy world and we help with Just Answer in between our workload)
Do you wish me to proceed now you have provided full information as I now have clients this afternoon - until 4pm then again from 6/6.30 onward or would you like me to opt so another expert can help you?
Then as you have been out of the country and non resident leading up to 05/04/2016 with visits back to the UK no more than 91 days - then for 2016/2017 you will be treated as not resident up to the date you return to the UK, which you advsie will be 15/11/2016
So 2016/2017 will indeed be a split year - with your income position from 06/04/2016 to the date you return to the UK (15/11/2016) being NOT considered for UK tax, and only income earned after 15/11/2016 being considered for UK tax. Of which you will be due a full amount of personal tax allowance to cover the period 15/11/2016 to 05/04/2017 -Which is £11,000
Do let me know if I can assist further and again apologies for the delay