HMRC Digital Service update ‚ September 2018

19 Sep 2018

"HMRC's regular Talking Points provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.

We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business and VAT

This session will cover information published in the MTD VAT notice, including record keeping requirements, making adjustments, what we mean by ‚ digital links‚ and an explanation of the ‚ soft landing‚ .

If you are new to MTD you may want to review the Help and support for Making Tax Digital page on GOV.UK before the session.

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Income from property for individual landlords ‚ changes introduced by Finance (No 2) Act 2017

A comprehensive look at two measures introduced:

the cash basis will be the default basis for most property businesses that are run by individuals

the property allowance tax exemption of up to £1,000 a year for individuals with income from land or property.

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Agent help and support products consultation

We will be looking for your views and feedback regarding the agent blog, forum, podcasts and video recordings. We will give an overview of each service, however, as we are looking for your views and feedback, we will not be able to answer technical questions regarding these services.

Thu‚ rsd‚ ay 27 Sep‚ tem‚ ber midday to 1p‚ m - Register now

Income from property for landlords ‚ common themes in relation to deductions and reliefs

Concentrating on 3 areas that generate regular contact with HMRC:

restricting finance cost relief for individual landlords

replacement of domestic items relief

overview of what needs to be considered when deciding whether the cost of ‚ repairs‚ is allowable as a deduction.

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Capital Gains Tax ‚ Aspects of Private Residence Relief

Understanding circumstances when Private Residence Relief may apply and how the tax rules operate.

Fr‚ id‚ ay 5 Oc‚ to‚ be‚ r 1‚ 1am to midday - Register now

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

This webinar will cover, what the Flat Rate Scheme is, limited cost business and how to check if this applies, how to keep VAT records and how to fill in your VAT return.

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Basis Periods ‚ looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods

In this webinar we will focus on basis periods, a subject that‚ s prominent around the self-assessment peak. In particular we look at the different rules that apply to commencement years, the effect on a basis period when there is a change of accounting date and overlapping periods. We also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.

Thu‚ rsd‚ ay 11 Oc‚ to‚ be‚ r 11am to midday - Register now

If you have any questions for our subject experts, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gsi.gov.uk prior to the meeting, including the title of the meeting in the ‚ Subject‚ line of your email.

These interactive meetings will be run on the ‚ GoToWebinar‚ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.

Feedback received from a recent Talking Points meetings indicates that many agents would recommend them to colleagues.

If you have missed any of our earlier Talking Points meetings, you can watch the recordings here."