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.
HMRC’s Agent Compliance Team and their interaction with Tax Agents
In this webinar we will look at how HMRC reviews agents’ processes for representing their clients’ interests across the relevant tax regimes. We will also explain what the Agent Compliance Team does, when there is a suspicion that the Tax Agent has engaged in dishonest conduct.
Tuesday 6 November midday to 1pm - Register now
Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay
This webinar has been designed to provide guidance on what payments can be made and how to work them out. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the meeting to take your questions.
Thursday 8 November midday to 1pm - Register now
A basic introduction to trademarks
In this webinar the Intellectual Property Office will give a brief overview on Intellectual Property with the focus being on trademarks. This basic introduction will guide you through the way you search for trademarks, UK filing, international routes and costs.
Monday 12 November midday to 1pm - Register now
Automatic enrolment – the next steps
In this webinar we will explain the third and final increase in the legal minimum contribution rates 6th April 2019, as well as plans for future legislative changes. We will tell you about the latest cases of non-compliance and our enforcement actions and discuss the lessons learnt, including common mistakes and how to avoid them. We will also highlight the recently launched ScamSmart campaign.
Tuesday 13 November 2pm to 3pm - Register now
Cryptoassets (also known as cryptocurrencies) and HMRC
Cryptoassets (of which bitcoin is the most well-known) continue to evolve and capture the public attention. This webinar will cover:
- An overview of cryptoassets
- Points on the taxation of cryptoassets
- The view of cryptoassets from a HMRC perspective and consideration of how the current tax rules apply.
Subject matter experts will be online with us to take some questions.
Tuesday 20 November 11am to 12.15pm - Register now
Submission of SA Returns affected by Exclusions
This webinar will discuss 2017-18 SA Return online submission issues and resulting exclusions. We will explain the process for filing online and allowing paper Returns submissions after the 31st October deadline.
Tuesday 27 November 11am to midday - Register now
Statutory Reviews in HMRC: Your chance to get a second opinion on a decision issued by HMRC
This webinar covers what a review is, what happens in the review process, and what outcomes you can expect to get.
Friday 30 November midday to 1pm - 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.