HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.
"HMRC's regular Talking Points meetings provide information, guidance and tips, helping 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.
Statutory Residence Test - Split Year Treatment
We are running separate meetings covering the different cases.
Cases 1-3: Actual or deemed departure from the UK
Wednesday 2 August 11am to midday - Register now
Cases 4-8: Actual or deemed arrival in the UK
Wednesday 2 August 1pm to 2pm - Register now
National Insurance for the self-employed
Covering what contributions the self-employed pay, how they pay them and what their contributions entitle them to. We will give a brief update on the latest position on the abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions and the reform of Class 4 National Insurance Contributions.
Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions
This meeting will discuss 2016-17 SA Return online submission issues and the resulting exclusions. We will explain the process for waiving the 31st October deadline and allowing paper returns submissions.
Monday 7 August midday to 1pm - Register now
Changes to Inheritance Tax
Providing an overview of recent changes to Inheritance Tax, including Residence Nil Rate Band and Transferrable Nil Rate Band.
Thursday 10 August midday to 1pm - Register now
The new Trusts Registration Service
This will explain how to register a new trust and how to update the registered information for existing trusts.
Thursday 10 August 2pm to 3pm - Register now
HMRC Application Programming Interface (API) strategy and delivery update
Covering how APIs will change the way HMRC works with and supports tax software developer products used by agents.
Friday 18 August midday to 1pm - Register now
Please send any questions for our subject experts to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gsi.gov.uk before the meeting, with the title of the meeting in the ‘subject’ line of your email.
These interactive meetings run on the ‘CITRIX’ 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."