Talking Points upcoming sessions – take a look now

Dec 04, 2017

Take a look at forthcoming online HMRC events and book onto any events of interest.  HMRC ask that you register at least five minutes before a digital meeting is due to start.

Basis periods: this session will focus on basis periods, in particular looking at the different rules that apply to commencement years, changing of accounting date and overlapping periods. It will also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.

Thursday 7 December - midday to 1pm              Register now

Trade losses: this session will look at the different ways trade losses may be relieved.

Thursday 7 December - 2pm to 3pm                   Register now

Income from property minimising the risk for individuals: these meetings will be dealing specifically with expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs for property businesses including recent changes.

Friday 8 December - 11am to 12.15pm                Register now

Friday 8 December -  2pm to 3.15pm                   Register now

Capital allowances and vehicles: these meetings mainly cover the special rules for cars.

Wednesday 13 December - 11am to midday     Register now

Wednesday 13 December - 1pm to 2pm            Register now

Negligible value claims and share loss relief: this will look at certain conditions that must be met to claim that an asset has become of negligible value. It will also include an overview of share loss relief.

Friday  15 December - 11am to midday             Register now

If you have any questions for HMRC’s subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the meeting, please send them to, 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. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day. 

Some of HMRC’s recent Talking Points meetings are now available as recordings for a limited time only. This is your opportunity to catch up on the latest meetings.  

VAT and Motoring Expenses: Register and view

A basic introduction to Trade Marks: Register and view

Simple Assessment is here: Register and view

Demystifying Certificates of Residence for Limited Companies: Register and view

These interactive meetings were run on the ‘GoToWebinar’ platform and the information was correct at the time they were originally broadcast. The future Talking Points programme and links to other recordings we’ve published will continue to be hosted on GOV.UK.