HMRC Talking Points meetings for Tax Agents
09 October 2018
HMRC continually run a great variety of ‘Talking Points’ subjects which provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand various tax issues.
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VAT Flat Rate Scheme
This webinar covers, what the Flat Rate Scheme is, limited cost business and how to check if this applies, how to keep VAT records and how to fill in your VAT return.
Wednesday 10 October – 10am to 11.15am Register now
Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods
In this webinar, the focus is on basis periods, a subject that’s prominent around the self-assessment peak. In particular, it 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. HMRC will also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.
Thursday 11 October – 11am to midday Register now
Payrolling – tax employees benefits through payroll
Payrolling is designed to make it easier for employees to see that they're paying the right amount of tax and easier for your employer clients as they won’t need to send in P11Ds for payrolled benefits. HMRC will demonstrate how registering for payrolling works and what happens once somebody has registered, using examples. You can find out more about the advantages of payrolling benefits in kind provided to employees to both them and their employer.
Wednesday 17 October – 11am to midday Register now
Agent Toolkits and you
Toolkits Service Manager, Dan Barnett, will be providing a live demonstration of the agent toolkits and answering your questions to get your feedback on the service.
Thursday 18 October – midday to 12.45pm Register now
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business and VAT
The latest of our regular webinars on Making Tax Digital. 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. This webinar will bring you the latest news on MTD including information on creating and using your new agent services account, which is required to access new HMRC online services.
Wednesday 24 October – 2pm to 3pm Register now
Thursday 25 October – 11am to midday Register now
Thursday 25 October – 1pm to 2pm Register now
If you are new to Making Tax Digital, you may want to review some material or previous webinars via the page Help and support for Making Tax Digital before the webinar and also have a look at the recently published information for businesses.
An updated introduction to the Enterprise Investment Scheme
This webinar will provide an overview of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). It will focus on the revised EIS application procedure, how investors claim EIS relief and common errors made when claiming relief.
Friday 26 October – midday to 1pm Register now
Community Interest Companies and Sustainability (CICS) – funding, dividends and tax relief
This webinar will cover what CICs are, director’s responsibilities, funding, tax incentives and a little bit on dividend payments.
Tuesday 30 October – 11.30am to 12.30pm Register now
Conclusions from New UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) transition
This webinar covers key findings from HMRC’s review of companies adopting New UK GAAP including common errors. Available HMRC guidance on New UK GAAP transition is referred to and it will also provide helpful tips on the tax treatment of prior period adjustments.
Thursday 1 November – midday to 1pm Register now
If you have any questions for our subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the webinar, please send them to [email protected], including the title of the webinar in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live webinar - the organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.