HMRC Talking Points sessions – January 2018

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues.

Please find further details of future scheduled online meetings below:

Trade Losses: Looking at the different ways trade losses may be relieved.

Friday 5th January – 1pm to 2pm: Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 17 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now

Income from Property minimising the risk for individuals: This meeting 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.

Thursday 4th January – 11am to 12.15: Register now

Thursday 4th January – 2pm to 3.15pm: Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 19 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 11a‌m to 12.15p‌m: Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 19 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 2p‌m to 3.15p‌m: Register now

Basis Periods – looking at commencement years, changes to accounting date and overlapping periods: Focusing on basis periods, in particular, looking at the different rules that apply to commencement years, changing of accounting date and overlapping periods. HMRC will also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.

Friday 5th January – 11am to midday: Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 17 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 11a‌m to midday: Register now

Business expenses for the Self Employed: This digital meeting has been designed to provide guidance on what is and isn’t classed as an allowable business expense, and will include motoring and premises costs. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the meeting to take your questions.

Monday 8th January – 12.30pm to 1.30pm: Register now

Tuesday 9th January – 12.30pm to 1.30pmRegister now

Mo‌nd‌ay 15 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 12.30p‌m to 1.30p‌m: Register now

Capital Allowances and Vehicles: This meeting mainly covers the special rules for cars.

Fr‌id‌ay 12 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 11a‌m to midday: Register now

Fr‌id‌ay 12 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 24 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 11a‌m to midday: Register now

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 24 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now

Capital Gains Tax treatment of compensation: Understanding the circumstances where compensation can be subject to capital gains tax and how the tax rules will apply.

Tu‌esd‌ay 16 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m; Register now

The Requirement to Correct, and other offshore tax developments: Find out how HMRC are planning to reduce offshore non-compliance and get taxpayers to disclose more information.

Tu‌esd‌ay 23 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now

If you have any questions for HMRC’s subject experts more than 24 hours prior to the meeting, please send them to, including the title of the meeting in the ‘Subject’ line of your email. Any questions that arise after this time should be submitted during the live meeting.

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

HMRC also have a range of Agents Toolkits providing helpful information for you to download and use.

If you have missed any of HMRC’s earlier Talking Points meetings, you can watch the recordings here



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