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.
VAT Flat Rate Scheme
This webinar will cover, what the Flat Rate Scheme is, limited cost business and how to check if this applies, how to keep VAT records and how to fill in your VAT return.
Wednesday 10 October 10am to 11.15am - Register now
Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods
In this webinar we will focus on basis periods, a subject that’s prominent around the self-assessment peak. In particular we will 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.
Thursday 11 October 11am to midday - Register now
Payrolling – tax employees benefits through payroll
Payrolling is designed to make it easier for employees to see that they're paying the right amount of tax and easier for your employer clients as they won’t need to send in P11Ds for payrolled benefits. We will demonstrate how registering for payrolling works and what happens once somebody has registered, using examples. Join us to find out more about the advantages of payrolling benefits in kind provided to employees to both them and their employer.
Wednesday 17 October 11am to midday - Register now
Agent Toolkits and you
Toolkits Service Manager, Dan Barnett, will be providing a live demonstration of the agent toolkits and answering your questions to get your feedback on the service.
Thursday 18 October midday to 12.45pm - Register now
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business and VAT
The latest of our regular webinars on Making Tax Digital. From April 2019, VAT registered entities with a taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold must keep VAT records digitally and file their VAT returns using MTD compatible software. This webinar will bring you the latest news on MTD including information on creating and using your new agent services account, which is required to access new HMRC online services.
If you are new to Making Tax Digital, you may want to review some material or previous webinars via the page Help and support for Making Tax Digital before the webinar.
And also have a look at the recently published information for businesses.
An updated introduction to the Enterprise Investment Scheme
This webinar will provide an overview of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). It will focus on the revised EIS application procedure, how investors claim EIS relief and common errors made when claiming relief.
Friday 26 October midday to 1pm - Register now
Community Interest Companies and Sustainability (CICS) – funding, dividends and tax relief
This webinar will cover what CICs are, director’s responsibilities, funding, tax incentives and a little bit on dividend payments.
Tuesday 30 October 11.30am to 12.30pm - Register now
Conclusions from New UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) transition
Key findings from our review of companies adopting New UK GAAP including common errors. We refer to available HMRC guidance on New UK GAAP transition, and provide helpful tips on the tax treatment of prior period adjustments.
Thursday 1 November midday to 1pm - 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 ‘GoToWebinar’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.
Feedback received from a recent Talking Points meetings indicates that many agents would recommend them to colleagues.
If you have missed any of our earlier Talking Points meetings, you can watch the recordings here."