Talking Points – Part 2 of Making Tax Digital now open for booking

Nov 19, 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.  

Cryptoassets (also known as cryptocurrencies) and taxation

Cryptoassets (of which bitcoin is the most well-known) continue to evolve and capture the public attention. This webinar will cover:

  • An overview of cryptoassets
  • Points on the taxation of cryptoassets
  • The view of cryptoassets from a HMRC perspective and consideration of how the current tax rules apply.

Tuesday 20 November – 11am to 12.15pm: Register now

Friday 7 De‌ce‌mb‌er – 1‌1a‌m to 1‌2.1‌5p‌m:   Register now

F‌ri‌da‌y 7 De‌ce‌mb‌er – 2p‌m to 3.1‌5p‌m:       Register now

Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions

This webinar will discuss 2017-18 SA return online submission issues and resulting exclusions. HMRC will explain the process for filing online and allowing paper returns submissions after the 31st October deadline.

Tuesday 27 November – 11am to midday: Register now

Statutory reviews in HMRC

Your chance to get a second opinion on a decision issued by HMRC will be the focus of this webinar covers which will cover what a review is and what happens in the review process

Friday 30 November – midday to 1pm: Register now

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Business Part 2 – more information on MTD for VAT and the agent services account

This session follows on from Making Tax Digital for Business Part 1. It will go into more detail on record keeping, using software, joining the pilot and getting a new agent services account. If you are new to MTD, you may want to listen to Part 1 first. You can read more about MTD here.

Tuesday 4 December – 1pm to 2pm: Register now

Tuesday 4 December – 3pm to 4pm: Register now

Wednesday 5 December  – 4pm to  5pm: Register now

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

This digital webinar has been designed to provide guidance on what is and isn’t classed as an allowable business expense and will include motoring and premises costs.

Thursday 6 December – midday to 1pm: Register now

Income from property for individual

This session will take a comprehensive look at two measures introduced by Finance Act 2, 2017:-

  • the cash basis for property businesses (from the 2017-18 tax year, the cash basis will be the default basis for most property businesses that are run by individuals)
  • the property allowance tax exemption of up to £1,000 a year for individuals with income from land or property.

Wednesday 12 December – 11am to 12.15pm: Register now

Addressing non-compliance with the off-payroll working rules in the private sector – next steps

The government will introduce reform to increase compliance with the off-payroll working rules (commonly known as IR35) in the private sector. This webinar will:

  • provide an overview of the off-payroll working rules and the background to this reform;
  • provide an overview of the education and support that HMRC is developing to help customers and tax advisers implement these changes; and 
  • outline the timeline towards April 2020.

Thursday 13 December – midday to 1pm: 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.

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

Missed recent Talking Points events? Here’s your chance to catch up. HMRC only keep the recordings for a limited time, so this is your opportunity to catch up on the latest webinars. 

  • Income from property for individual landlords – changes introduced by the Finance (No 2) Act 2017: Register and view
  • Demystifying certificates of residence for limited companies: Register and view
  • Negligible Value and Share Loss Relief: Register and view

These interactive webinars 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.