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Covid-19: Beware the unexpected tax costs of self-isolation

Individuals taking steps to limit their exposure to Coronavirus will consider a number of options - from conscientious hand washing to the more extreme option of quarantining themselves (whether symptomatic or not). But for individuals reliant on a careful day count to avoid becoming UK tax resident, the price of self-isolation could be high.

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