HMRC Talking Points

HMRC’s regular Talking Points webinars provide information, guidance and tips to help you understand tax issues. Forthcoming ones include:

Cryptoassets (also known as cryptocurrencies) and HMRC: Cryptoassets continue to evolve and remain in the public eye. Following the recent release of guidance, this webinar will consider the view of cryptoassets from an HMRC perspective and how tax rules apply.

Thursday 21 March – 2pm to 3pm


Capital Allowances, Plant & Machinery: This webinar will give agents the step-by-step approach to applying Capital Allowances legislation to claims for Plant & Machinery Allowances.

Wednesday 27 March – 11am to midday


Employers – what’s new for 2019-20? This webinar will cover:

  • the updates to rates, thresholds and tax codes
  • expenses and benefits – fuel benefit charge for company cars, vans and fuel benefit
  • the new rates for Statutory Payments
  • National Living and National Minimum Wage rates
  • other changes that may affect your business
  • what you’ll need to think about for April 2‌02‌0

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Income from property for individual landlords – changes introduced by Finance Act 2, 2017: 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.

Thursday 11 April – 1pm to 2pm

If you have any questions for HMRC subject experts send them to team.agentengagement@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk prior to the webinars, including the title of the meeting in the ‘Subject’ line of your email.

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

Feedback received from a recent Talking Points webinar indicates that many agents would recommend them to colleagues.

If you have missed any of HMRC’s earlier Talking Points webinars, you can watch the recordings at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-for-agents.

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