Talking Points for the next 4 weeks

By Technical Team on 20 Jan 2020

HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.

"HMRC's regular Talking Points provide 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.

Off-payrolling working rules from April 2020

This webinar gives an update to the reform of off-payroll working rules from April 2020 for public sector and medium and large sized organisations.

Choose a date and time

Income from property for individual landlords – part 2

This webinar looks at some of the main expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs.

Thursday 23 January – 11am to midday

Capital Allowances and vehicles

This webinar is aimed at your sole trader clients and provides an overview of the special rules for cars.

Friday 24 January – 11am to midday

Disguised Remuneration – changes to the loan charge following the independent review

Find out more about the government’s response to the independent review of the disguised remuneration loan charge. During the webinar, we’ll outline the changes made to the loan charge and how these may affect your clients. 

If you have any questions about what the review means for your clients, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gov.uk prior to the webinar, including the title of the webinar in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. We will answer as many as we can on the day.

Tuesday 28 January – 3pm to 4pm

Trade losses

This webinar looks at the different ways trade losses can be relieved by individuals. It includes examples of the different loss relief provisions, time limits applicable to each claim and further points to consider.

Wednesday 29 January ­– 11am to midday

Basis periods

During the webinar, we will focus on basis periods. In particular, we will 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.

Thursday 30 January – 11am to midday

Negligible value claims and share loss relief

This webinar looks at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim an asset has be­come of negligible value. It also gives an overview of share loss relief.

Thursday 6 February ­– midday to 1pm

Making Tax Digital – latest update

This webinar will provide the latest information on Making Tax Digital for VAT and enable agents to ask questions about any aspect of Making Tax Digital that they are unsure about.

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Statutory Sick Pay

This webinar includes what you need to think about 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 13 February – midday to 1pm

If you have any questions for our subject experts, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.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.

Recordings of some of our most popular Talking Points are available."

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