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Posted Fri, 30 Dec 2022 08:03:39 GMT by Gary H
In “Check your UK residency status, one of the questions says How many days did you work in the UK for 3 or more hours between 6 April 2022 to 5 April 2023? Q1: What is the definition of ‘days’? Is it working days or calendar days? Q2: Do we exclude any statutory holidays? Q3: What documentary evidence is required to prove ‘How many days worked and how many hours worked per day' while in the UK?
Posted Thu, 05 Jan 2023 17:03:39 GMT by
Hi Gary H,

This applies to calander days so any day you actually worked whether it is a weekend or statutory holiday it stil gets counted.

No evidence is required at this time but you should keep details in event you are asked for this at a later date.

This could be by way of a journal or a spreadsheet or whatever method you choose.

Posted Mon, 09 Jan 2023 10:34:16 GMT by Gary H
Thank you for the clarification. Between 06 April and 25 May 2022, I worked for a client in Saudi Arabia from the UK under my company. I followed the clients' working calendar (Sunday to Thursday) and statutory holidays. The working days more than 3 hours (total 26) are as follows. 1) Total number of days between 06 April and 25 May = 50 2) 7 Weekends where I didn't work = (14 days) 3) Statutory Eid Al Fitr Holidays from 01 May to 05 May, where I didn't work as offices were closed in Saudi Arabia = <5 days> 4) Worked for less than 3 hours as I was not well = <2 days>... 11, 13 April 5) Worked for less than 3 hours as I was busy with travel and relocation preparations = <2 days> ..... 24 and 25 May 6) Personal time off = <1 day> 15 May Thus, I worked more than 3 hours (50 - 24) = 26 days. Would such details satisfy the clause "the number of days on which you work for more than 3 hours in the UK is less than 31?" Thanks Gary
Posted Thu, 12 Jan 2023 15:05:49 GMT by HMRC Admin 5

We cannot review your calculation of days.  

The guidance at RDRM10610 provides information on how to calculate days. You can see the guidance here:

RDRM10610 - Residence: General Information: Counting days

Thank you.

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