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Non-resident tax return help

​Tax liability if you're non-resident

If you're non-resident in Jersey during the year, you pay tax at the standard rate of 20%.

You may be able to claim non-resident tax relief.

Filling out the non-resident tax return

There is not an online tax return for non-residents. If you've previously filed an online or paper tax return, you may need to request a non-resident return.​

If you need a blank non-reside​nt tax return you can print it here.

You'll need to personalise it by writing in your name, ad​dress, tax identification number (TIN) and the year of assessment.​

Non-resident tax return

Section 1: Personal information

Correct any information that is wrong or out of date. Enter your personal details and if applicable your spouse or civil partner’s details.

If you visited the island during the year enter the dates you stayed overnight on the island. If accommodation is available for your use and you stayed in it, confirm the address.

Section 2: Income liable to Jersey tax

2.1(a) Employment or office exercised in Jersey

Enter details of any gross salary, fee, or profit from employment or office earned in Jersey.

Include wages, salary, director’s fees, commission, bonuses, shift pay, overtime pay, tips and gratuities and any other type of remuneration.

2.1(b) Benefits in kind

The value of all taxable benefits in kind must be entered in this section. Your employer should advise you of the taxable value of any benefit. 

Examples of the most common benefit in kind are the provision of accommodation or a vehicle. Any perk of your employment could be a benefit in kind.

The first £250 of taxable benefit is exempted from tax, however you must declare the total gross value of any benefits received and the exemption will be applied by Revenue Jersey.

2.2 Self employment

Enter the profit or loss for tax purposes, (income generated by trading activities in Jersey, less allowable expenses). Include a copy of the accounts.

2.3 Pensions arising in Jersey

Enter full details of any pensions arising in Jersey that have not been exempted by the Income Tax (Jersey) Law or Revenue Jersey by virtue of an international tax agreement. If Jersey tax has been deducted, include evidence with your return.

2.4 Other income arising in Jersey

Enter the full details of any income arising in Jersey which you have not declared in any of the above sections.

2.5 Rents and other receipts from property in Jersey

Enter the address of the property. Enter the gross income receivable from rents etc. for the year of assessment. Show any premium or similar receipt separately.

Expenses - you can claim your management expenses (but you must give us the details of the managing agent), rates and insurance, repairs and renewals incurred on the let property. You cannot claim pre-letting expenses or capital expenditure.

Relief is available on the interest paid on a loan(s) to purchase or extend a let property. Include evidence of the interest charged and paid in the year (e.g. R62 certificate from a Jersey bank).

Claim for non-resident tax relief

If you're non-resident for tax purposes and paying tax in Jersey you can make a claim for non-resident relief.

Tick the box if you're making a claim and then you need to include details of your worldwide income that you haven't already declared on your non-resident return using the non-resident relief claim form.

Non-resident tax relief claim form

You must also include a copy of your tax calculation from the country you're resident in or evidence that you've met your tax obligations in that country.

Calculation for non-resident tax relief

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