HMRC is running a talking points webinar on agent access to services this Thursday, 30 November 2017. This is an opportunity for agents to hear from HMRC’s Agent Services team who will provide an update on the Agent Services Account and the plans for rolling out online services to agents.
There are two alternative sessions:
Thursday 30 November – 12 noon to 13:00 Register now
Thursday 30 November – 14:00 to 15:00 Register now
The talking points programme for December and January will focus on self assessment issues and for the next few weeks includes:
Business Expenses for the Self-Employed: This meeting is to provide guidance on what is and isn’t classed as an allowable business expense and will include motoring and premises costs.
Wednesday 29 November - 12 noon to 13:00 Register now
Basis Periods: looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods. The focus will be on basis periods, in particular looking at the different rules that apply to commencement years, change of accounting date and overlapping periods. We also look at some pointers for dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.
Thursday 7 December - 12 noon to 13:00 Register now
Trade losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses may be relieved.
Thursday 7 December - 14:00 to 15:00 Register now
Income from property minimising the risk for individuals: These meetings will be dealing specifically with expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs. Including repairs, the relief for the replacement of domestic items and the restrictions to income tax relief for finance costs.
Friday 8 December - 11:00 to 12:15 Register now
Friday 8 December - 14:00 to 15.15 Register now
Capital allowances and vehicles: These meetings mainly cover the special rules for cars.
Wednesday 13 December - 11:00 to 12 noon Register now
Wednesday 13 December - 13:00 to 14:00 Register now
Negligible value claims and share loss relief: Looking at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim that an asset has become of negligible value. Also an overview of share loss relief.
Friday 15 December – 11:00 to 12 noon Register now