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 coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.
New deemed domicile provisions and the tax impact
A high level overview of deemed domicile provisions and the impact of the new reforms for Income Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. Also a high level overview of cleansing of mixed funds and Capital Gains Tax rebasing. Trust protections will not be covered, but will be included in the Talking Points meeting scheduled for 22nd March.
Tuesday 20 March midday to 1pm - Register now
Non-domiciles, offshore trusts – the new regime
A high level look at the changes to the anti-avoidance provisions for non-resident trusts and the impact on non-domiciled and deemed domiciled individuals.
Thursday 22 March 1pm to 2pm - Register now
Protecting businesses from intellectual property (IP) crime and infringement
This presentation will cover how businesses can protect their IP (trade marks, copyright, etc.) and if necessary, enforce their rights using the dedicated IP Court and its low cost small claims track. It will also highlight various aspects of IP crime, to help businesses keep counterfeits out of their supply chain, avoid the risks posed by using unlicensed software and ensure they aren't inadvertently selling illicit streaming devices.
Friday 23 March 11am to midday - Register now
What's New for Employers 2018
This meeting will give agents an overview of the employer payroll changes from 2018, including, the change to the Income Tax basic personal allowance and the rates of tax for the new tax year, the thresholds for Class 1 National Insurance, expenses and benefits for employees, fuel benefit charge for company cars, van and fuel benefit the new rates for Statutory Payments, National Living and National Minimum wage rates and other changes that may affect your clients’ business.
Tuesday 27 March 9am to 10am - Register now
We will share our approach to complaints handling and redress and outline the steps we are taking to improve the service we offer. We will also explain what we are doing to learn from the complaints we receive and how we are making our complaints service more accessible using digital solutions.
Wednesday 28 March midday to 1pm - Register now
Input tax recovery in relation to Option to Tax
This digital meeting will provide a general overview of how an Option to Tax can impact input tax recovery, dispelling some of the myths. We will cover belated notifications and your entitlement to claim input tax.
Thursday 5 April midday to 1pm - Register now
HMRC's Application Programming Interface (API) Strategy
This meeting will provide you with the latest updates on HMRC’s API Strategy.
Friday 6 April 11am to midday - Register now
The role of HMRC as a creditor in Voluntary Arrangements
This digital meeting will provide a brief introduction to Voluntary Arrangements, both corporate and individual and HMRC’s policy as a creditor to either support or reject proposals received. It will also cover debts that may be claimed, post insolvency returns, interest and Crown set off.
Thursday 12 April 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.