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If I move to London as a dependent of my wife (she is a

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Hello, If I move to London as a dependent of my wife (she is a diplomat), can I receive money on a UK bank account from my independent consulting business from countries outside of the UK? And if so, Must I pay income tax on that? Even if I am not a UK employee nor a UK registered business? My company is registered abroad. Estimated annual income: GBP 50k to GBP 100k. Thanks in advance for the information.
JA: Which tax year is this for?
Customer: I will be landing in the UK in August 2021
JA: Anything else you want the Accountant to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  HM Accountax Ltd replied 15 days ago.

Hi,

I am an advisor at JA and happy to assist you.

If you are UK resident then you need to pay UK tax on your worldwide income.

Regards

HMAT

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
as a diplomat?
Expert:  HM Accountax Ltd replied 15 days ago.

Tax rules are same for diplomats & non diplomats