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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the meeting in the subject line.