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North Sea Oil Industries (Foreign Nationals)

Volume 978: debated on Friday 15 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if Americans and other foreign nationals employed in North Sea oil industries, directly or indirectly related, are able to have their earnings remitted to accounts in Jersey for income tax purposes; and if so, why.

There is nothing to prevent Americans and other foreign nationals employed in the North Sea oil industry from arranging to have their earnings remitted to accounts in Jersey, but this does not affect their liability to United Kingdom income tax.