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What is a non-dom? An expert answers our questions about the tax status claimed by Rishi Sunak's wife and other wealthy people

It has emerged that Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murty, claims non-domicile (or “non-dom”) tax status, meaning that she does not have to pay UK taxes on income earned elsewhere. This revelation has drawn criticism, especially in light of Sunak raising taxes for working households.

An expert answers our questions.

What does non-dom status mean, and how do you claim it?

Emmanuel Macron: why France's economy may secure his re-election

Emmanuel Macron remains ahead in the polls after the first round of the French presidential election, even if a second term is not the formality that it appeared to be a couple of months ago. With the world going through turbulent times as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the fall-out from the COVID pandemic, the state of France’s economy and its future outlook are likely to play a key role in the election.


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