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When you left the UK did you complete a Form P85 and send it to your tax office?
You should complete a Form P85 immediately. Fortunately. there is no time limit as to its submission, it is available on the net and can be filed on line. On receipt, HMRC will classify you as non resident. Once so classified you can spend up to 90 days in the UK in any one tax year without breaching your non resident status. As a non resident you have no liability to UK taxation save for local income eg pensions or rentals. You can continue to make NI contributions on a voluntary basis. I regret that you have a lot of UK tax return errors to unscramble and will not find HMRC very receptive to making refunds.
You will be subject to Comumbian tax on this income. Fortunately, there is a Double Taxation Treaty between the UK and Columbia which precludes the same income stream being taxed in both jurisdictions. Thus the tax paid in the UK will be allowed as a tax credit against any Columb***** *****ability which will help getting round the HMRC for a refund.
I think we are moving forward.
Backdate it to your original departure date. Don't worry it happens every day. You have 90 days cover for UK visits every tax year once classified as non resident.
Correct, you should be paying tax in Columbia not the UK. The Treaty should cover your liabilities to date with any luck.
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