HMRC have asked us to draw attention to their following notice about forthcoming Talking Points meetings.
"HMRC's regular Talking Points provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.
We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.
Admitting tax fraud - helping us tackle it
This webinar will dispel some of the myths about how HMRC carries out fraud investigations. We will inform you about what we expect from you and your client during investigations and look at how you can help your clients put their affairs in order if they have committed fraud.
Tuesday 5 June 11am to midday - Register now
Basis periods - looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods
During the webinar we will focus on basis periods, a subject that’s prominent around the Self Assessment peaks. In particular we look at the different rules that apply to commencement years, the effect on a basis period when there is a change of accounting date and overlapping periods. We also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.
Wednesday 6 June 11am to midday - Register now
Cyber security questions to ask your IT provider
With the recent introduction of GDPR, many businesses will have been speaking with their IT provider about protecting their customers’ data. This webinar aims to promote that ongoing security conversation between tax agents and their IT providers, by providing you with a challenging set of questions to ask across a range of cyber security topics.
Thursday 14 June midday to 1pm - Register now
An introduction to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)
This webinar will provide an overview of the EIS. It will also provide a summary of the common errors made by companies when submitting EIS applications and errors made by investors seeking to claim EIS relief.
Friday 15 June midday to 1pm - Register now
Disguised Remuneration - Addressing common issues part 2
This webinar is a continuation of the Disguised Remuneration Talking Points meeting held on 1 May 2018, a recording can be found here. It will address further common issues that have been raised relating to Disguised Remuneration and the loan charge, including settlement with HMRC.
Tuesday 19 June midday to 1pm - Register now
Inheritance Tax (IHT), enveloped UK residential property and related finance
This webinar provides an overview of the changes made to the IHT treatment of foreign assets whose value is attributable to residential property. The changes apply from 6 April 2017 and may restrict the availability of excluded property for non-domiciled individuals and trusts.
Monday 25 June midday to 1pm - Register now
If you have any questions for our subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the webinar, please send them to team.agentengagement [at] hmrc.gsi.gov.uk, including the title of the webinar in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live webinar.
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