HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.
"HMRC's regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.
We have more Talking Points meetings on popular subjects coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.
How to incorporate a Community Interest Company (CIC)
In this meeting the Regulator of Community Interest Companies will take you through how to incorporate a CIC, including guidance on how to get things right first time.
Tuesday 7 November 11am to midday - Register now
Income from Property, minimising the risk for individuals
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 9 November 11am to 12.15pm - Register now
The new Trusts Registration Service
Explaining how to register an estate using the new Trusts Registration Service. It will also provide the latest information on registering new and existing trusts, based on user research and feedback.
Friday 17 November midday to 1pm - Register now
Agent Toolkits and you
Covering the benefits of using toolkits to help reduce errors when completing your clients’ tax returns. There will be a live demonstration and the opportunity to give feedback to aid the development of the service. We will not be answering technical tax questions in this meeting.
Wednesday 15 November midday to 1pm - Register now
Agents Forum and the role of the Issues Overview Group
Providing information about the operation of the online Agent Forum and the Issues Overview Group, which is made up of representatives of the Professional Bodies.
Tuesday 21 November 1pm to 2pm - Register now
Business Expenses for the Self-Employed
This meeting is to provide guidance on what is and isn’t classed as an allowable business expense and will include motoring and premises costs.
Wednesday 29 November midday to 1pm - Register now
Paying HMRC – What’s Changing
You won’t be able to pay HMRC at the Post Office from 15 December 2017. Please join the meeting to find out about all the alternative electronic payment methods that are available.
Monday 27 November 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 team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gsi.gov.uk, 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.
We also have a range of Agents Toolkits providing helpful information for you to download and use."