Can I choose being taxed in UK or France?

I have been living in France for eight years and have been taxed here for seven years. I have been told that I have the choice of being taxed in France or the UK.

My husband died three years ago. I am getting my house ready to go on the market next year and move back to England. Can I now ask to be UK-taxed and, if not, how soon can I change my place of tax, and how long will it take?  L.L.

First point to clarify is that the country in which one is liable to taxation is a matter of fact, and not choice; choice has never been an option.

In addition, there are double tax treaties which clearly state the rules that apply to the two countries – the one you have left and the one you ...

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