Your tax residence status depends on the rules in each of the countries where you live, work, spend significant amounts of time or have connections. You may be tax resident in more than one country at the same time.
As an example, if you live and work from home in the UK but spend several months working for your UK employer from an overseas holiday home, that could make you tax resident in both the UK and the place where your holiday home is.
The rules on tax residency vary from country to country.
If you are a United States citizen, you will be tax resident regardless of where in the world you live and even if you do not visit the United States.
All financial institutions including the Co-operative Bank are required to collect information from their customers about their tax residence status and whether they are a US Citizen, either:
The definition of tax residence varies between countries and we cannot provide any personal tax advice. If you’re unsure about your tax residence status please:
We may require additional information from you if you tell us that you’re tax resident in one country but our records suggest you could be tax resident in another country. For example, if you tell us that you are tax resident in the UK but you use an address in France.
You will need to give us a certified copy of one of the following:
Any documentary evidence that you provide must be certified as a true copy of an original in accordance with the certification information below. Please do not send original documents.
If certified by a professional person or someone well-respected in the community such as a doctor, minister of religion, teacher, councillor, chartered accountant, solicitor or notary, dentist, teacher or lecturer, the certifier must:
Note that the certifier must not be related to you, living at the same address or in a relationship with you.
More details about how to certify a copy of a document may be found at Certifying a document.
Please download and complete the Self Certification form and either email to us at email@example.com or post it to us, along with any supporting documents to the address below. Please note that we are unable to deal with any other queries via this email address.
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