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My wife has to complete a CRS form. We live in Greece but

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My wife has to complete a CRS form.
We live in Greece but spend time in the UK and she is below the tax limit.
Very confused about residency
Submitted: 23 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 23 days ago.

Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and pleased to be able to help you with your question.

This is a perfectly normal procedure. Did she ever live in the UK?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
born in the UK 22/11/41
Customer: replied 23 days ago.
My tax advisor here gives different answers
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 23 days ago.

When she left the UK did she complete a Form P85 and send it to HMRC or its predecessor the Inland Revenue?

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
No because we were spending more than six months a year in the UK and I continue to pay UK tax. She only has a UK OAP pension
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 23 days ago.

Right then just complete thr form and send it off. As you are probably aware the Sate Pension is taxable but paid gross, but if that is her only source of income she is most unlikely to have any tax to pay as her personal Allowance will cover it.

Customer: replied 23 days ago.
Thanks may need to get back after consulting my Greek accountant regarding residency
Expert:  bigduckontax replied 23 days ago.

No problem.

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Expert:  bigduckontax replied 23 days ago.

Thank you for your support.