Thank you for your reply.
I believe a nomadic life doesn't fit the definition of "permanence and stability".
Maybe we can look at this in another way:
If, during my travels, I were to rent working spaces, I believe I could have claimed it as a business expense?
If so, I can claim that part of the accommodations I rented was used as a working space (as it was). So I basically rented accommodation and working space together and am asking for relief for the working space part of my expenses.
Regarding your question, before these 3 months, I left my apartment in the UK, ended the lease, and stopped paying rent.
By chance, the apartment was available when I got back, and I re-entered it under a new lease.
Does it impact the case?
Thank you for your reply.
I believe there is a difference between the example and my case.
In the example, she didn't work in her accommodation. She worked in a separate workplace. This is why it makes sense she cannot deduct her accommodation.
I did work in my accomodations. I used it as an office, exactly as I would have if I stayed in my apartment. It was my home, and worked from it. Hence, I worked from home.
The example you shared is mentioned in the context of travel. I think my case is better viewed as a period in which moved many homes.
I of course not talking about deducting the whole cost of my accomodations, just a relative part that was used for working.
Please let me know if I'm correct about the difference between the example and my case - she didn't work from her accommodation, I did.
These places were my home during this period.
I had no other home, so without these places I was homeless.
Why can't it be considered as short term rents?
I understand it isn't a standard situation, but there must be a better way of dealing with it, as digital nomading becomes more popular.
According to your reply, digital nomads have no homes, and no accomodation expenses for maintaining their business - and that is obviously not true...
Just to clarify, I'm referring to the "work from home allowance" as self employed.
I believe the first link is broken.
According to the second link, I was a tax resident during 2021-2022 as I only left for about 90 days, and hence lived in the UK for more than 183 days.
Also, as I went away and came back during the same year, I'm not eligible for a split year, according to my understanding (maybe it is the part that wasn't clear in my first query - I'm back in the UK now).
It seems pretty straight forward to me that I was a tax resident for 2021-2022, am I missing anything?
Anyway, my question is about tax relief for rent and utilities for the 3 months I was abroad - do I need to collect and calculate all my accomodations? (hostels, Airbnbs and such) Or can I just treat it as I continued to pay regular rent and bills in the UK?
(I continued working remotely as always during this period abroad.)
Hello. During the year I left my apartment for 3 months (stopped paying rent and bills) and lived as a digital nomad. How should I treat this period for tax relief? (rent and utility expenses) Do I need to collect and calculate the cost of all my hostels and Airbnbs? Or, can I just treat it as if I stayed in my apartment and paid rent and utility bills as always? BTW, are there any, rules, recommendations, regulations, or resources for digital nomads? Thanks,
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