Talking Points: getting you up to speed

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

Here’s a selection of some of the Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so you are advised to book your place early.

PAYE Expenses & Benefits (P11D): This webinar has been designed to provide examples of the most common entries on the end-of-year expenses and benefits return. HMRC subject matter experts will be online during the webinar to take your questions.

Wednesday 26 June – midday to 1pm

An overview of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS): This webinar will focus on the SEIS application procedure for companies, key aspects of legislation to be aware of, how investors claim SEIS relief and common errors made by companies and investors.

Thursday 27th June – 2pm to 3pm

Basis Periods: During the webinar HMRC will focus on basis periods. In particular they will look at the different rules that apply to commencement years, the effect on a basis period when there is a change of accounting date and overlapping periods. HMRC also look at some pointers when dealing with changes, for example, from sole trader to partnership.

Friday 28 June – 2pm to 3pm

Negligible Value Claims & Share Loss Relief: This webinar looks at certain conditions that must be met for your clients to claim an asset has become of negligible value. It will also give an overview of share loss relief.

Thursday 11 July – midday to 1pm

The Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge – reporting requirements and compliance: This webinar will give an overview of the loan charge reporting requirements for those who are subject to the loan charge. It will also look into some of the compliance activity associated with the loan charge.

Friday 12 July – midday to 1pm

Making Tax Digital – your Agent Services Account: This webinar will provide the latest information, including the new Agent Services Account and signing clients up to Making Tax Digital.

Monday 15 July – 10am to 11pm

Monday 15 July – 2pm to 3pm

Thursday 25 July – 10am to 11am

Thursday 25 July – 2pm to 3pm

Capital Allowances and Vehicles: This webinar is aimed at your sole trader clients and provides an overview of the special rules for cars.

Friday 18 July – midday to 1pm

Stamp Duty Land Tax – Higher Rates for Additional Dwellings – Back to Basics: Feedback for previous webinar presentations have suggested that customers would like more focus on specific areas of the Higher Rate for Additional Dwelling rules. The aim of this presentation will be to focus on the four conditions A-D, to help further improve and consolidate understanding.

Tuesday 23 July – midday to 1pm

If you have any questions for HMRC’s subject experts, send them to 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.

If you have missed any of HMRC’s earlier Talking Points webinars, you can watch the recordings by going to


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