HMRC's regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.

HMRC has more Talking Points meetings coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.

Income from Property Part 1: During this webinar, we will be looking at restricting finance cost relief and the cash basis eligibility and computational rules.

Friday 9 August – midday to 1pm     

Income from Property Part 2: This webinar looks at some of the main expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs.

Friday 9 August – 2pm to 3pm

New VAT reverse charge for construction services: Do you have clients who provide building services? If so, they could be affected by this reverse charge. This webinar will discuss how their cash flow may be impacted and what they need to do to prepare.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 2‌1 August – m‌id‌da‌y to 1pm

VAT Flat Rate Scheme: This webinar covers:

  • what the Flat Rate Scheme is
  • limited cost business and how to check if this applies to you
  • how to keep VAT records
  • how to fill in the VAT Return.

Thursday 22 August – midday to 1pm

Statutory Sick Pay – what needs to be considered when an employee is sick: This webinar will include:

  • the qualifying conditions
  • what happens when an employee is not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay
  • how to pay Statutory Sick Pay.

Thursday 22 August – 2pm to 3pm

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.

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

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

Feedback received from recent Talking Points meetings indicates that many agents would recommend them to colleagues.