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Posted Fri, 05 Apr 2024 13:07:28 GMT by Robert Simpson
As a British citizen I need to file UK taxes. I am resident in Germany have a German salary and pay German tax. Which HMRC forms are required? Thanks
Posted Mon, 15 Apr 2024 14:25:37 GMT by HMRC Admin 19
Hi,

You can see guidance here:

Tax on your UK income if you live abroad

Thank you.
Posted Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:52:39 GMT by Robert Simpson
I filed my taxes the same way for 4 years. All ok. On page 1 of the SA100 Employment I ticked yes, as I am employed (but not in the UK.) In "Any other information" page 9, I write I am not employed in the UK and 100% of my earnings are taxed in Germany. That has always been OK. For 2022 - 2023 however my taxes were rejected as I have not attached/filled out an SA102, but as I have no UK employment and thus no P60, P45 or P11D I have nothing to fill in on an SA102. In future should I just tick no for employment or put 0 in the SA102? Thanks
Posted Fri, 26 Apr 2024 14:30:52 GMT by HMRC Admin 19
Hi,

As you have no UK employment you should not be completing the SA102. As you are not UK resident you should be completing the SA109 residence page. You can see guidance here:

Tax on your UK income if you live abroad

Thank you.
Posted Sat, 04 May 2024 09:45:09 GMT by Robert Simpson
Yes I did that . The question still remains:- Do I check yes or no to employment on page TR2 of the SA-100 form? It does not state the employment is in the UK. "Employment You should fill in the ‘Employment’ page if you: • were employed in full-time, part-time or casual employment • received income as a company director • held an office, such as chairperson, secretary or treasurer and received income for that work • worked for one person through another company or partnership, for example, agency work • were resident in the UK and received an income from any foreign employment."
Posted Mon, 13 May 2024 12:08:20 GMT by HMRC Admin 32
Hi,

You need to answer yes to the question.
On the employment sectin declare the income only.
You then show the tax on the foreign section and claim foreign tax credit relief.
Thank you.
Posted Mon, 13 May 2024 16:06:43 GMT by Gary C
HMRC Admins, I am confused. Robert S has indicated that he is not resident in the UK - he is resident and working in Germany, so tax resident there and taxed, as you would expect, by Germany on his German salary and other worldwide income, subject to the DTA between the UK and Germany. Surely, the only time he needs to even consider a UK tax return is if he has UK-source income that is not exempted by the DTA between the UK and Germany, e.g. UK property rental income. Are you and he talking at cross-purposes?

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