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UK domicile status

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UK domicile status

Postby kevincab » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:43 am

Dear all,

I have doubts about the my domiciled status. I'm the UK citizen but I was born in Hong Kong. I did not live in UK since I was born and will go to work in UK on next year.

I want t o confirm whether I will automatically become UK domiciled person when I start working in UK. I have no intention to stay in UK permanently, but I think I will stay for quite a long time still.

Many thanks.

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Re: UK domicile status

Postby AmanSood » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:51 pm

On the basis that you were born in the UK then under the new rules which came in from 6 April this year you would automatically considered to be UK domiciled.
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Re: UK domicile status

Postby maths » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:50 pm


First, the poster was not born in the UK.

Second, even if he had it would be necessary in addition for him to have a UK domicile of origin which is not clear is the case (in fact probably not).

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