“Akshata Murty is a citizen of India, the nation of her beginning and dad or mum’s dwelling,” the spokesperson mentioned. “India doesn’t permit its residents to carry the citizenship of one other nation concurrently. So, in keeping with British regulation, Ms Murty is handled as non-domiciled for UK tax functions. She has at all times and can proceed to pay UK taxes on all her UK revenue,” the spokesperson mentioned.
The small print of Murty’s tax standing first emerged in The Impartial’ newspaper on Wednesday, simply as new taxes introduced by Sunak come into pressure for the brand new monetary yr. The Opposition Labour Get together demanded a proof if his household, at the moment based mostly at 11 Downing Avenue, was benefitting from tax discount schemes corresponding to being registered as non-domiciled.
Beneath British regulation, Murty who has lived within the UK for 9 years could be routinely deemed domiciled within the UK after 15 years.