Rishi Sunak's wife 'to pay taxes on worldwide income'

Ms Murty said she did not want her non-dom status to be a “distraction” for her husband.

Rishi Sunak’s wife Akshata Murty ‘to pay taxes on worldwide income’ Parliament TV

Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murty, has said she will now pay UK taxes on all her worldwide income.

In a statement, Ms Murty said she did not want her non-dom status to be a “distraction” for her husband.

“For this reason, I will no longer be claiming the remittance basis for tax,” she said.

“This means I will now pay UK tax on an arising basis on all my worldwide income, including dividends and capital gains, wherever in the world that income arises.

“I do this because I want to, not because the rules require me to.

“These new arrangements will begin immediately and will also be applied to the tax year just finished.”

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