Talking Points latest schedule, 17 December 2018

Dec 17, 2018

Take a look at forthcoming online HMRC events.  HMRC ask that you register at least five minutes before a digital meeting is due to start.  The upcoming schedule features many topics relevant to the forthcoming self-assessment deadline for 2017/18.

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.

These interactive meetings run on the ‘GoToWebinar’ platform. The organiser will run through how to ask questions on the day.

An overview of the Agent Account Manager service

This Talking Points webinar will provide an overview of the Agent Account Manager service, including joining instructions, the service you can expect and feedback from existing users of the service.

Tuesday 18 December – midday to 1pm  

Income from property for individual landlords – common themes in relation to deductions and reliefs

This webinar will be concentrating on 3 areas that generate regular contact with HMRC:

  • restricting finance cost relief for individual landlords
  • replacement of domestic items relief
  • overview of what needs to be considered when deciding whether the cost of ‘repairs’ is allowable as a deduction.

Wednesday 19 December – 11am to 12.15pm 

Wednesday 19 December – 2pm to 3.15pm 

Wednesday 23 January – 11am to 12.15pm

Wednesday 23 January – 2pm to 3.15pm        

How to show self-employed business expenses on your tax return:    

Thursday 3 January – 1pm to 2pm

Tuesday 8 January – 2pm to 3pm

Capital allowances and vehicles:

Wednesday 9 January – 11am to midday

Wednesday 9 January – 1pm to 2pm

Income from property for individual landlords:

Wednesday 16 January – 11am to 12.15pm

Wednesday 16 January – 2pm to 3.15pm

Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions:

Thursday 17 January – 11am to midday

Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods:

Thursday 24 January – 11am to midday

Wednesday 30 January – 11am to midday

Trade losses:

Thursday 24 January – 1pm to 2pm

Wednesday 30 January – 1pm to 2pm

Missed recent Talking Points events? Here’s your chance to catch up. HMRC’s Talking Points webinars are recorded and hosted on G‌O‌V.U‌K for a limited time to allow agents to catch up at a time that suits you. Below is a list of the latest recordings.

Capital Gains Tax– Aspects of Private Residence Relief: Register and view

VAT Flat Rate Scheme:Register and view

Payrolling – tax employees benefits through payroll:Register and view

Agent Toolkits and you: Register and view

An updated introduction to the Enterprise Investment Scheme: Register and view

Community Interest Companies (CIC’s) and Sustainability– funding, dividends and tax relief: Register and view