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Number of UK Non-Doms Drops 11% Due to Covid Travel Restrictions

July 28, 2022, 2:03 PM

The number of rich people claiming “non-dom” status in the UK to reduce their tax liabilities dropped by 11% last year as travel restrictions made it harder to move to Britain during the pandemic, according to official data.

Figures from HM Revenue & Customs for the year to March 2021 show that there were 68,300 non-doms in the UK, down from 76,500 the previous year. Despite the fall, they still paid £7.9 billion in tax, the same as a year earlier.

A non-dom is British resident who is not domiciled in the UK for tax purposes. The status allows the ...