Upcoming Talking Points for tax agents
18 December 2017
HMRC's regular Talking Points provide information, guidance and tips to help agents to understand tax issues.
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Trade Losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses may be relieved.
Tuesday 19 December 2017- 11am to midday - Register now
Friday 5 January 2018 - 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.
Thursday 4 January 2018 - 11am to 12.15 - Register now
Thursday 4 January 2018 - 2pm to 3.15pm - 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 also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.
Friday 5 January 2018 - 11am to midday - Register 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. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the meeting to take your questions.
Monday 8 January 2018 - 12.30pm to 1.30pm - Register now
Tuesday 9 January 2018 - 12.30pm to 1.30pm - Register now
If you have any questions for HMRC’s subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the meeting, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
HMRC also has a range of Agents Toolkits providing helpful information for you to download and use.