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UK visa and tax considerations for those looking to move to the UK

The UK remains an attractive place for individuals looking to relocate.

If properly advised, an individual can be resident in the UK for up to 15 years and have minimal exposure to UK tax by taking advantage of the remittance basis of taxation. Although there have been some changes in the way that ‘non-doms’ are taxed in recent years, the remittance basis of taxation remains intact.

Tax is not the only important consideration before moving to the UK. One’s immigration rights to enter and to remain in the UK also need to be determined. The UK has a host of different types of visa and each has very precise requirements that need to be met. In this article, first published in the August 2021 STEP Hong Kong Newsletter, we outline some of the key visa and tax considerations to be explored before a move.

Please click here to read the full article.

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