HMRC Talking Points for agents – events in August 2017



HMRC has asked us to pass on to members the Talking Points events coming up in August.


Talking Points are HMRC’s regular online events to provide information, guidance and tips for agents on specific tax issues.


Statutory residence test – split year treatment

Separate meetings covering the different cases.


Cases 1–3: Actual or deemed departure from the UK

Wednesd‌ay 02 Au‌gu‌st, 1‌1:00–12:00 – Register now

Cases 4–8: Actual or deemed arrival in the UK

Wednesd‌ay 02 Au‌gu‌st, 13:00–14:00 – Register now


National Insurance for the self-employed

Covering what contributions the self-employed pay, how they pay them and what their contributions entitle them to. A brief update on the latest position on the abolition of Class 2 NIC and the reform of Class 4 NIC.

Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 3 Au‌gu‌st, 11:00–12:00 – Register now

Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 3 Au‌gu‌st, 13:00–14:00 – Register now


Submission of SA returns affected by exclusions

This will discuss 2016/17 self assessment return online submission issues and the resulting exclusions. HMRC will explain the process for waiving the 31 October deadline and allowing paper return submissions.

Mo‌nd‌ay 7 Au‌gu‌st, 12:00–13:00 – Register now


Changes to inheritance tax

Providing an overview of recent changes to IHT, including the residence nil rate band and transferable nil rate band.

Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 1‌0 Au‌gu‌st, 12:00–13:00 – Register now


The new Trusts Registration Service

This will explain how to register a new trust and how to update the registered information for existing trusts.

Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 1‌0 Au‌gu‌st, 14:00–15:00 – Register now


HMRC Application Programming Interface (API) strategy and delivery update

Covering how APIs will change the way HMRC works with and supports tax software developer products used by agents.

Fr‌id‌ay 1‌8 Au‌gu‌st, 12:00–13:00 – Register now


You can send questions to HMRC’s subject experts in advance of the meeting: email with the title of the meeting in the subject line.