Number of new non-doms in UK plunges 40% amid heated debate over regime's future

Mark Battersby
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The number of new non-domiciled taxpayers in the UK dropped 40% in the year to 5 April 2021 from 14,200 to 8,500, according to data analysed by international law firm Pinsent Masons. UPDATE/13 January.: This data analysis was followed by a Home Office statement on 12 January saying that the UK government's "golden visa" scheme has been targeted by people with suspected criminal links as well as 10 Russian oligarchs to gain a foothold in the UK, more details below.  Sophie Warren, a tax specialist at Pinsent Masons, said: "Non-doms make a highly valuable contribution to the UK economy ...

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