Talking Points for the next 4 weeks

By Technical Team on 23 Apr 2019

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.

Statutory Maternity 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 webinar to take your questions.

Thursday 25 April – 1pm to 2pm

Payroll – Annual Reporting & Tasks

This webinar is designed to help with the end-of-year processes regardless of the system used. The webinar covers end-of-year tasks, the P60 form, sending the last full payroll submission to HMRC and preparing for the new tax year. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the webinar to take your questions.

Monday 29 April – midday to 1pm

An introduction to copyright

Every business owns or uses copyright. Find out how it impacts on you and your clients, in this, the third in a series of webinars by the Intellectual Property Office. We will talk about the important areas of copyright and this basic introduction will offer an insight into what it is, what it covers, how long it lasts and who actually owns it.

Wednesday 1 May – midday to 1pm

Capital Allowances, Plant & Machinery

This webinar will give agents the step-by-step approach to applying Capital Allowances legislation to claims for Plant & Machinery Allowances.

Monday 13 May – midday to 1pm

Making Tax Digital – your Agent Services Account

This webinar will provide the latest information, including the new Agent Services Account and signing clients up to Making Tax Digital.

Thursday 16 May – 10am to 11am
Thursday 16 May – midday to 1pm

Expenses & benefits – Employee travel

This webinar covers reimbursing employees undertaking travel on behalf of the employer. It provides an overview of the tax treatment of: 

  • travel and subsistence payments to employees
  • mileage payments for employees using their own vehicle.

Thursday 16 May – 2pm to 3pm

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

These interactive webinars 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 webinar indicates that many agents would recommend them to colleagues.

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

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