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I am a UK Citizen but live in Qatar. I have an investment

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Hi there, i am a UK Citizen but live in Qatar. I have an investment ISA, which has been open for around 3 years, when i was living in the UK. Can i still legally invest through this account, while i live abroad?
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Customer: One other thing. If i were to start investing through a trading company in Switzerland, if i moved back to the UK, would i then become taxed on the my investment through the swiss trading company?

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Yes, you can, but only for the tax year in which you leave the UK.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What about investing in through a Swiss trading account, then moving back to UK, can I still invest through it tax free?

You can keep your ISA, you can invest more within the tax year of your departure, but after that you cannot. It will remain a tax free investment.

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