The February 2017 schedule of HMRC’s Talking Points webinars for tax agents, with links to register, is shown below. These webinars include a presentation from a subject expert within HMRC and there is an opportunity to pose questions on the topic, in advance or during the webinar.
Subject: Domicile. The impact of the new reforms for income and capital gains tax, trusts and the remittance basis. An overview of domicile, why it is relevant for income and capital gains tax and the impact of the new reforms.
Friday 3 February 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 Register now for this meeting
Subject: An overview of tax avoidance for insolvency practitioners. An outline of some of the common issues that arise in insolvency proceedings where tax avoidance is at play and HMRC’s stance. A key focus will be to clarify the status of avoidance liabilities in insolvency and how HMRC, as a major creditor, can support the work of Insolvency Practitioners in seeking the best returns for creditors.
Tuesday 7 February 2017, 12:00 to 13:00 Register now for this meeting
Subject: Settling the tax avoidance bills of individuals. A look at settling the tax avoidance bills of individuals that might have been involved in tax avoidance schemes.
Tuesday 7 February 2017, 14:00 to 15:00 Register now for this meeting
Subject: Apprenticeship Levy. A look at when the levy is due, how much is payable, reporting and payment, apprenticeship levy funding and the digital apprenticeship service.
Tuesday 14 February 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 Register now for this meeting
Subject: Intellectual Property Office: Copyright. Every business owns or uses copyright. Find out how it impacts you and your clients. Copyright covers everything from websites, logos, written reports, photos, drawings to lots more. The third of this series of Digital Meetings by the Intellectual Property Office will cover the important area of copyright. This basic introduction will offer an insight into what it is, what it covers, how long it lasts and who actually owns it.
Thursday 16 February 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 Register now for this meeting
2 Step Verification and Business Identity Verification update. An update on what HMRC is doing to secure our customers online accounts for both business and agents
Tuesday 21 February 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 Register now for this meeting
Tuesday 21 February 2017, 15:00 to 16:00 Register now for this meeting
Subject: Agent Services. A further update on Agent Services outlining what HMRC is working on until April 2017 and how this will be supporting Making Tax Digital for Business.
Tuesday 28 February 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 Register now for this meeting
Tuesday 28 February 2017, 15:30 to 16:30 Register now for this meeting.