Non-domiciled Residents: Tax Status

Treasury – in the House of Commons am ar 14 Tachwedd 2023.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Minister (Defence)

Whether he plans to change the tax status of non-domiciled residents in the UK.

Photo of Nigel Huddleston Nigel Huddleston The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The Government want the UK to have a fair and internationally competitive tax system, designed to bring in talented individuals and investment that contributes to the growth of the UK economy. Non-domiciled individuals play an important role in funding our public services through their taxation contributions, and they pay UK tax on their UK source income and gains in the same way as everybody else.

Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Minister (Defence)

The non-dom tax status allows people to dodge millions in taxes. Germany, France and Canada have closed their non-dom tax loopholes. Can the Minister explain to taxpayers in Plymouth and across the country why he thinks it is fair that people who live here do not pay their taxes here?

Photo of Nigel Huddleston Nigel Huddleston The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

As I said in the answer I gave some moments ago, non-dom taxpayers make a significant contribution to UK tax, worth £8.5 billion in 2021-22, with £7 billion more invested. The City, for example, pays half the cost of the NHS.