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We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place 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
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
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business Part 1 – an introduction to MTD for VAT
From April 2019, VAT registered entities with a taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold must keep VAT records digitally and file their VAT returns using MTD compatible software. If you are new to MTD, this session is a great place to start. We will recap the information covered in previous sessions on record keeping, using software, joining the pilot and getting a new agent services account.
If you have more complex questions about MTD for VAT or the agent services account you should sign up for our next session – Making Tax Digital for Business Part 2.
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business Part 2 – more information on MTD for VAT and the agent services account
A session for anyone familiar with the basics of MTD for VAT and the agent services account. This session follows on from Making Tax Digital for Business Part 1. It will go into more detail on record keeping, using software, joining the pilot and getting a new agent services account. If you are new to MTD, you may want to listen to Part 1 first. You can read more about MTD here.
How to show self-employed business expenses on your tax return
This digital webinar has been designed to provide guidance on what is and isn’t classed as an allowable business expense and will include motoring and premises costs. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the meeting to take your questions.
Thursday 6 December 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.
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If you have missed any of our earlier Talking Points meetings, you can watch the recordings here.