HMRC Talking Points sessions – March/April 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:

New deemed domicile provisions and the tax impact: A high level overview of deemed domicile provisions and the impact of the new reforms for Income Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. Also high level overview of cleansing of mixed funds and Capital Gains Tax rebasing. Trust protections will not be covered, but will be included in the Talking Points meeting scheduled for 22nd March.

Tu‌esd‌ay 20 M‌ar‌c‌h – midday to 1p‌mRegister now     

Non-domiciles, offshore trusts – the new regime: A high level look at the changes to the anti-avoidance provisions for non-resident trusts and the impact on non-domiciled and deemed domiciled individuals.

Thur‌sd‌ay 22 M‌ar‌c‌h – 1p‌m to 2p‌m: Register now

Protecting businesses from intellectual property (IP) crime and infringement: This presentation will cover how businesses can protect their IP (trade marks, copyright, etc.). It will highlight various aspects of IP crime, to help businesses keep counterfeits out of their supply chain, avoid the risks posed by using unlicensed software and ensure they aren’t inadvertently selling illicit streaming devices.

Fri‌d‌ay 23 M‌ar‌c‌h – 11a‌m to middayRegister now

Complaints: HMRC will share their approach to complaints handling and redress and outline the steps they are taking to improve the service they offer. HMRC will also explain what they are doing to learn from the complaints they receive and how they are making their complaints service more accessible using digital solutions.

We‌dn‌esd‌ay 28 M‌ar‌c‌h – midday to 1p‌mRegister now

Input tax recovery in relation to Option to Tax: This digital meeting will provide a general overview of how an Option to Tax can impact input tax recovery, dispelling some of the myths. HMRC will cover belated notifications and your entitlement to claim input tax.

Thur‌sd‌ay 5 A‌pril – midday to 1p‌mRegister now

HMRC’s Application Programming Interface (API) Strategy: This meeting will provide you with the latest updates on HMRC’s API Strategy.

Friday 6 April – 11am to midday: Register now

The role of HMRC as a creditor in Voluntary Arrangements: This digital meeting will provide a brief introduction to Voluntary Arrangements, both corporate and individual and HMRC’s policy as a creditor to either support or reject proposals received. It will also cover debts that may be claimed, post insolvency returns, interest and Crown set off.

Thursday 12 April – midday to 1pmRegister 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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