Coronavirus and the Statutory Residence Test

The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting everyone’s life in one way or the other. Whether it’s personally, psychologically, or professionally, the current crisis is definitely one of the most challenging times for each one of us. With all the restrictions and travel bans in place, tax is definitely not everyone’s top preference these days. However, some foreign nationals attentively plan the total number of days they spend in the country in each tax year to avoid getting the title of the UK tax resident.

Coronavirus: 888 New Deaths Push British Butcher’s Bill to 15,464

The UK announced 888 deaths in hospitals in the last 24 hours on Saturday from the new coronavirus, bringing the total number to 15,464 deaths. The figure represents a slight increase compared to the 847 deaths announced on Friday by the Ministry of Health. At 09:00 hours on Saturday, 357,023 people had undergone contagion tests, and 114,217 had tested positive.

African Migrant Explosive Vomiting Blood – Quarantine at Manchester Airport

Passengers “quarantined” on a plane after a suspected Ebola virus outbreak occurred on board. Dozens of emergency services personnel are at the scene and passengers were not allowed to leave the tarmac. Photos taken from inside the aircraft by passengers showed dozens of emergency services vehicles lined up on the tarmac surrounding the plane.

International Roundup: Borders, Migrants and Leadership Changes