International aspects of personal taxation for ATX-UK - self-test

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(1). State the circumstances in which an individual may be regarded as a temporary non-resident for the purposes of CGT.

(2). Eider had always been resident and domiciled in the UK until she moved to the country of Twitcheria for a three-year period on 1 May 2020 at which point she ceased to be UK resident. In 2022 Eider will sell two buildings situated in Twitcheria.

Property 1 was acquired in August 2015.

Property 2 was acquired in July 2021.

Explain the UK CGT implications of the disposal of the two properties.

(3). Sparrow was born in the country of Twitcheria but has acquired a UK domicile and has been UK resident for 25 years. Sparrow intends to leave the UK on 1 July 2019 and move to New Zealand. He will cease to be UK resident and UK domiciled from the date of his departure.

What matters need to be considered in order to determine Sparrow’s deemed domicile status, for the purposes of UK income tax and CGT, following his move to New Zealand?