HMRC Talking Points meetings

10 January 2018

HMRC has a great variety of ‘Talking Points’ subjects coming up over the next few weeks which provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.

There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.

Business expenses for the self-employed

This digital meeting 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.

Mo‌nd‌ay 15 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 12.30p‌m to 1.30p‌m                Register now

Capital allowances and vehicles

This meeting mainly covers the special rules for cars.

Fr‌id‌ay 12 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 11a‌m to midday                        Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 12 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                               Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 24 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 11a‌m to midday               Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 24 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                      Register now

Capital gains tax treatment of compensation

Understanding the circumstances where compensation can be subject to capital gains tax and how the tax rules will apply.

Tu‌esd‌ay 16 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                            Register now

Basis periods - looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods

Focusing on basis periods, in particular, looking at the different rules that apply to commencement years, changing of accounting date and overlapping periods. We will also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 17 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 11a‌m to midday                Register now      

Fr‌id‌ay 2 Fe‌br‌ua‌ry - 11a‌m to midday                         Register now

Trade losses

Looking at the different ways trade losses may be relieved.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 17 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                      Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 2 Fe‌br‌ua‌ry - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                               Register now

Income from property - minimising the risk for individuals

This meeting will be dealing specifically with expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs. Including repairs, the relief for the replacement of domestic items and the restrictions to income tax relief for finance costs.

Fr‌id‌ay 19 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 11a‌m to 12.15p‌m                       Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 19 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 2p‌m to 3.15p‌m                          Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 31 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 11a‌m to 12.15pm             Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 31 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 2p‌m to 3.15p‌m                 Register now

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.

Tu‌esd‌ay 23 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - 1p‌m to 2p‌m                            Register now

Negligible value claims and share loss relief

Looking at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim that an asset has become of negligible value. Also an overview of share loss relief.

Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 25 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - midday to 1p‌m                   Register now

Disguised remuneration: How to settle your tax affairs if you are an employer

Following the publication of the settlement terms for disguised remuneration schemes, using case studies this webinar talks through how to settle your tax affairs and pay what you owe before the new loan charge applies. The short presentation will be followed by a Q&A with a team of experts involved in settling tax avoidance cases.

Tu‌esd‌ay 30 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y - midday to 1p‌m                    Register now

If you have any questions for our subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the meeting, please send them to, including the title of the meeting in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live meeting.

These interactive meetings run on the ‘GoToWebinar’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.