HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings
"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.
Stamp Duty Land Tax – Higher rate on the purchase of an additional dwelling
This webinar offers a high level overview of the higher rate additional dwelling legislation, guidance on how to apply the rules, frequently asked questions and where to find help that will assist you in paying the right amount of tax when completing the SDLT1 return.
Tuesday 14 August 11am to 12.15pm - Register now
An update on the Requirement to Correct and other offshore tax developments
Find out how HMRC are planning to reduce offshore non-compliance and get taxpayers to disclose more information.
Wednesday 15 August midday to 1pm - Register now
Input Tax Recovery in relation to Option to Tax
This webinar will provide a general overview of how an Option to Tax can impact input tax recovery, dispelling some of the myths. We will cover belated notifications and your entitlement to claim input tax.
Tuesday 21 August 11am to midday - Register now
Statutory Sick Pay
This Agents webinar will include what needs to be considered when an employee is sick, the qualifying conditions, what happens when an employee is not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay and how to pay Statutory Sick Pay.
Thursday 23 August 11am to midday - Register now
Income from property – What's new
In this webinar we will be looking at some of the recent changes to the taxation of property income that now apply to individual landlords. Including, the finance cost relief restriction and the 2017-18 cash basis rules for calculating profits of a rental business.
National Minimum Wage – How to carry out the necessary checks
Employers must pay the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage correctly, but despite best efforts, mistakes can sometimes be made. Follow the step-by-step approach to carrying out the necessary checks to ensure good compliance. Sign up to find out more.
Thursday 30 August midday to 1pm - Register now
Capital Gains Tax – Aspects of Private Residence Relief
Understanding circumstances when Private Residence Relief may apply and how the tax rules operate.
Tuesday 4 September 11am to midday - Register now
Looking at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim an asset has become of negligible value. Also, an overview of share loss relief.
Thursday 6 September 11am to midday - Register now
If you have any questions for our subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the webinar, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gsi.gov.uk, including the title of the webinar in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live webinar.
These interactive webinars run on the ‘GoToWebinar’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day."