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adsense tax in Uk do you need to pay?

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  1. thenewman

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    do you need to pay tax on earnings from adsense in the UK? currently i am not in the UK most of the year due to my work but i run sevral sites all earning adsense income. from this month onwards if my earnings stabalize i could earn just under 50k i do also have many expensis on maintaining the sites like content,V/A , seo etc so less than half is profit so i do not mind if i have to pay tax...

    would like some thoughts on this topic...
     
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    This is clearly a question for an accountant.
    The fact you do not spend all your time in the UK may complicate matters but you will owe tax if your turnover is 50K+
    You will be able to claim expenses but you need specialist tax advice.
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/
     
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    Thanks for the advise going to take a look into this, can you advise best places to look for an accountant? not sure if you can help me :) on that.....
     
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    Earns 50k/month, and asks do you need to pay tax.
     
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    50k a year total befor all expensis
     
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    Ask any friends that have businesses for recommendations, ask your local chamber of commerce or local business group.

    Worst case scenario type "your location/your area accountant" into Google.

    https://www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline
    https://www.gov.uk/browse/business
     
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    For tax purposes you are considered resident if you spend more than half of any given year in the UK (183 days I think).

    Any less than that and you are not liable for Income Tax
     
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    sounds good to me... thanks!! either way i want to be on the safe side i will try doubble check hopefully i can find a good accountant. how can i now prove i am outside the UK? i have many stamps in my passport will this help all dated entryed etc...
     
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    Thanks very much for the advise !! definatly huge help for me in this new venture of mine!! will keep you postted on how things develop...
     
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    Again, these are questions for your accountant.
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/nonresidents/
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/international/res-dom.htm
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/international/tax-incomegains.htm
    http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/international/tax-return.htm
     
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    Fantastic!!! thank you for your time and looking into my situation huge help for me...
     
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    It's not quite as simple as just being outside the UK though.

    If for example you are on a long holiday, or travelling you will still be considered UK resident for tax purposes.

    Also, if you are outside the UK for longer than 3 years, you only need be present in the UK for 90 or 91 days each year to be considered resident for tax purposes.

    Like W130SN, it's always better to discuss it with an accountant.
     
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    ok i have been out of the UK for just over 5years .. usually no more than a few days in the UK within the year its been like this ever since i have left... i will also doubble check with an accountant and see what they can advise me. once i find a decent accountant i will update ...

    its an intrestting topic as money from adsense is made globaly not just from uk so not sure how this all works out.. will soon find out. i will also look in adsense forums and see
     
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    Google will keep your country's tax officials up to date on your earnings, so better not try to hide them, even by accident.

    And consulting an accountant is a must for you.
     
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