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Business expenses for the self-employed, Capital allowances and vehicles and Negligible value claims and share loss relief - Talking Points meetings

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Welcome to my weekly blog about this week’s Talking Points meetings, which cover three different subjects.

Business expenses for the self-employed

This meeting will look at business expenses, concentrating on two common areas: motoring expenses and use of the home as a workplace.

We will also look at simplified expenses and how using them can save time. And take a quick look at keeping records and the reasons it is important these are maintained.

Tuesday 12 December – midday to 1pm           Register now

Capital allowances and vehicles

Did you know you could claim capital allowances on items that you keep to use in your business? In most cases, you can deduct the full cost of these items from your profits before tax using the, Annual investment allowance.

Due to the popularity of this subject, we are running two meetings, both of which cover:

  • how to claim tax relief for vehicles including the special rules for cars
  • how to claim for other items that you keep to use in your business.

Wednesday 13 December - 11am to midday     Register now

Wednesday 13 December - 1pm to 2pm            Register now

Negligible value claims and share loss relief

This Talking Points meeting will provide an introduction to negligible value claims and share loss relief. We will be looking at certain conditions that must be met for your client’s to claim that an asset has become of negligible value.

The meeting will also provide an overview of Share loss relief, including some of the main conditions that must be met to make a claim, how and when to claim the relief and how it is given.

Friday 15 December - 11am to midday             Register now

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You can ask questions, either before the meeting to the email address below or on the day using the onscreen text box.

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For help at a time that suits you, we have a selection of recorded Talking Points meetings.

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