Tax liability of consultants (FOI)
Tax liability of consultants (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 25 June 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
Consultant`s Fees. Are consultants liable to Jersey income tax on fees earned in Jersey?
Any individual who is fully resident in Jersey for tax purposes, is liable to tax on consultancy fees earned in Jersey.
There is specific guidance on the government website for consultants who reside overseas and are here for a short period of time at:
Residency for Jersey income tax
This guidance shows that there are several key factors that must be considered in order to determine the consultant’s liability to Jersey tax. This includes, but is not limited to, establishing the individual’s residency for Jersey tax purposes.