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This CPDcast provides a practical guide of the most important factors that any high net worth individual and their advisers should consider when planning their move to the UK. Part one of this CPDcast discusses the immigration rules governing individuals and provides an overview of the tax position for high net worth migrants. Part two of this series addresses the tax position of high net worth migrants in the UK in more depth and gives an experienced insight into other points which advisers may not have considered.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the extent of migration of high net worth individuals to the UK;
  • Understand the ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors which bring high net worth individuals to the UK;
  • Know who has a right to live and work in the UK under current immigration rules;
  • Understand the UK Visa system;
  • Know the requirements of the entrepreneur visas and investor visas;
  • Be aware of the requirements and process involved in obtaining British citizenship;
  • Know the UK taxes applicable to high net worth migrants;
  • Understand the importance of an individual’s domicile the how domicile is determined for tax purposes;
  • Have considered the new statutory residence test;
  • Be aware of other considerations which are unique to many high net worth individuals.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
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In this two-part CPDcast series, Alex Ruffel from Berkeley Law discusses the immigration considerations and tax implications for high net worth migrants who are contemplating a move to the UK.

Date Recorded: 17th December 2013

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