For the purposes of this publication, a short-term assignment is defined as an assignment that lasts for less than one year.
A short-term assignee may avoid becoming resident in the Isle of Man, depending upon the duration of their assignment.
If the assignee is treated as resident in the Isle of Man, he/she will be taxable on his/her worldwide income. If non-resident, however, he/she will be taxed on Manx-source income only.
Are there any additional considerations that should be considered before initiating a short-term assignment in the Isle of Man?
Assignees from the United Kingdom, Estonia, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Qatar, the Seychelles, Singapore, Bahrain, Qatar and Malta may be protected under double-taxation treaties.
Assignees from Denmark, Poland, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden may benefit from agreements for the avoidance of double taxation on individuals.
Assignees from other countries will not have any treaty protection.
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