Guidance

Help and support for tax agents and advisers

Get help with online webinars from HMRC if you're an agent.

Interactive online webinars, known as talking points, can last up to an hour.

To attend an upcoming online webinar, register and sign in at least 5 minutes before it starts.

You can ask your host questions during a webinar using the on-screen text box.

Upcoming online webinars

Making Tax Digital – latest update

This webinar will give the latest information on Making Tax Digital for VAT and will allow Agents to ask questions about any aspect of MTD that they are not sure about.

Choose a date and time.

Off-payroll working rules from April 2020

This webinar gives an update to the reform of off-payroll working rules from April 2020, for engagements with the public sector and medium and large size organisations.

Choose a date and time.

Trade losses

Looking at the different ways trade losses can be relieved by Individuals. Including examples of the different loss relief provisions, time limits applicable to each claim and further points to consider.

Choose a date and time.

Basis periods

During the webinar we will focus on basis periods. In particular we 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. We also look at some pointers when dealing with a change from sole trader to partnership and vice versa.

Choose a date and time.

Income from property for individual landlords - part 1

During this webinar we will be looking at restricting finance cost relief and the cash basis eligibility and computational rules.

Choose a date and time.

Income from property for individual landlords - part 2

This webinar looks at some of the main expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs.

Choose a date and time.

Capital allowances and vehicles

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

Choose a date and time.

Brexit

Watch videos about trading with the EU after Brexit.

Business taxes

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

Catch up with the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) webinar from 1 October 2019. This webinar focused 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.

VAT

New VAT reverse charge for construction services

Catch up with the New VAT reverse charge for construction services webinar from 30 September 2019. If your clients provide building services, they could be affected by this reverse charge. This webinar will discuss how their cash flow may be impacted and what they need to do to prepare.

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Catch up with the VAT Flat Rate Scheme webinar from 22 August 2019. This webinar covers:

  • what the Flat Rate Scheme is
  • limited costs to business and how to check if this applies to you
  • how to keep VAT records
  • how to fill in the VAT Return

Employing people

Off-payrolling working rules from April 2020

Catch up with the Off-payrolling working rules from April 2020 webinar from 18 October 2019. This webinar gives an update about the reform of off-payroll working rules from April 2020, for engagements with:

  • the public sector
  • medium and large sized organisations

National Minimum Wage: How to carry out checks to make sure compliance with minimum wage legislation

Catch up with the National Minimum Wage webinar from 6 November 2019. Employers must pay the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage at the right rate. This webinar will help stop errors that employers make which tip them into non-compliance.

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Catch up with the Statutory Sick Pay – what needs to be considered when an employee is sick webinar from 22 August 2019. This webinar includes:

  • what needs to be considered when an employee is sick
  • the qualifying conditions
  • what happens when an employee is not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay
  • how to pay Statutory Sick Pay

Online services

Making Tax Digital for Business

Watch webinars, and catch up with the:

Property

Income from property for individual landlords – part 1

Catch up with the income from property for individual landlords – part 1 webinar from 9 August 2019. The webinar looks at restricting finance cost relief and the cash basis eligibility and computational rules.

Income from property for individual landlords – part 2

Catch up with the income from property for individual landlords – part 2 webinar from 9 August 2019. This webinar looks at some of the main expenses and deductions, allowances and reliefs.

Agent toolkits

Use agent toolkits to help you understand how to submit accurate returns to HMRC. They include checklists which you can use to avoid common errors.

Published 30 November 2017
Last updated 2 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. The latest webinars for trade losses, basic periods, income from property for individual landlords and capital allowances and vehicles have been added.
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