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.
Negligible Value Claims and Share Loss Relief: Looking at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim an asset has become of negligible value. Also, an overview of share loss relief.
Thursday 7 February – 11am to midday
An Intermediate Guide to the Enterprise Investment Scheme: This webinar will follow on from the introductory webinar on the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). It will take a more in-depth look at the EIS, from both a company and individual perspective. It will also provide insight from the Venture Capital Relief Team on procedural aspects of the EIS.
Friday 8 February – midday to 1pm
Stamp Duty Land Tax – Higher Rate for Additional Dwellings and Dwellings Purchased by Companies – Relationships and Status: Stamp Duty Land Tax analysis of how the higher rate rules apply when affected by personal relationships (both formal and informal) and other situations, for example, divorce, trustees, parents supporting their children and first time buyers. The webinar will help clarify liability and potential refund position on subsequent changes of relationship status.
Wednesday 13 February – midday to 1pm
Statutory Sick Pay: What needs to be considered when an employee is sick.
Thursday 14 February – 2pm to 3pm
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business: the latest information on MTD for VAT and the agent services account: This webinar is for anyone already familiar with MTD for VAT and the Agent Services Account. It will cover the latest news on MTD requirements; getting a new Agent Services Account; preparing your clients and signing them up for MTD. We’ll include common questions and do some ‘myth busting’. This webinar will not go over the basics. So if you are new to MTD, you may want to listen to our earlier webinars, 'An introduction to MTD for VAT' and 'More information on MTD for VAT and the agent'.
Tuesday 19 February – 10.30am to 11.30am
Tuesday 19 February – 1pm to 2pm
Wednesday 20 February – 10.30am to 11.30am
Wednesday 20 February – 1pm to 2pm
If you have any questions for the HMRC subject experts, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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