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Concerning UK residency, how can I prove that I did not work

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Concerning UK residency, how can I prove that I did not work in the UK. it seems impossible to prove a negative.

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Submit a Form P85 advising your date of departure from the UK and HMRC will classify you as non resident

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That I have, but there is a whole set of rules about being out of the country for x days and not working in the UK etc. Have you much experience with that, as it is a bit specialised?

Once classified as non resident you can spend up to 90 days in the UK without infringing your non resident status.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for offering an answer but it is not strictly correct. There are now a number of other tests to pass depending on the number of ties you have with UK. Would it be possible to speak to an advisor who has more experience in this area?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
You have answered a previous question last year and saved me many sleepless nights, so I am still willing to pay again on that basis alone.

Once you send in a P85 all your problems should melt away.

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