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Sending wages back from Malaysia to UK

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Sending wages back from Malaysia to UK

Postby themodem » Mon May 13, 2019 11:32 am

Hi all,

I moved to Malaysia in Oct 2013 and worked permanently in Malaysia up until now.
I have paid tax in Malaysia and managed to save up some money I want to take back with me when I move back to the UK at the end of this year.

I will be moving permanently back to the UK and I was / am a UK citizen (Born in the UK and lived there all my life up until Oct 2013).

The question I have is will I have to pay tax on the already earned money from Malaysia?
If so, is it best to leave all of my money in Malaysia?


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Re: Sending wages back from Malaysia to UK

Postby AGoodman » Wed May 15, 2019 2:53 pm

No, If it wasn't taxable in the UK when you received it, it won't be taxed here just because you bring it here.

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