HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings
"HMRC's Talking Points meetings provide up to date information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues.
We have added more Talking Points meetings on popular subjects. There are a limited number of spaces at the meetings, so save your place now.
Agent Toolkits and you
Covering toolkit functionality and highlighting the benefits of using them to help reduce errors when completing your clients’ tax returns. We will be doing a live demonstration and seeking your feedback to aid the development of the service. Please be aware this meeting is to discuss the toolkits. We will not be able to answer technical tax questions.
Wednesday 14 June midday to 1pm - Register now
VAT and Motoring Expenses
This meeting will cover the general rules that apply when reclaiming VAT on the purchase of cars and when hiring and leasing vehicles. We will briefly cover commercial vehicles, other motoring expenses and record keeping.
Thursday 15 June 3pm to 4pm - Register now
In response to agent requests we are covering in more detail how adjustments in Tax codes for state benefits are calculated and how primary and secondary employments are established.
Tuesday 20 June 11am to midday - Register now
Tuesday 20 June 1pm to 2pm - Register now
Call handling on the Agents Dedicated Line (ADL):
This meeting will give an overview of the purpose of the ADL, the service it provides to agents and how this is changing as HMRC becomes more digital.
Friday 23 June midday to 1pm - Register now
Friday 23 June 3pm to 4pm - Register now
If you have any questions for our subject experts, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] 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 ‘CITRIX’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.
Here is some feedback from recent Talking Points meetings: “All the key information in a user-friendly format. Great to be able to refer to a recording as well. I like the Q&A session.”
If you have missed any of our earlier Talking Points meetings, you can watch the recordings here."