Tax Webinars

Quorum Training webinars are in association with Mercia incorporating SWAT and available on a individual or group purchase. 

Whether you want to top-up your CPD, want to provide training for new starters or brush up on your knowledge, our range of on-demand courses give you access to training whenever and wherever it suits you

An individual purchase can deliver one hour of CPD training for just £70+VAT, a course credit package delivers this far more cost-effectively.

You can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Watch the archived webinars, anytime you like, for up to 12 months.
  • CPD Certificate of completion.
  • New and Refreshed content updated regularly.
  • Available on your desktop, laptop, tablet computer or mobile.
  • Cost-effective discounts available for group bookings.
  • The latest developments, delivered by leading experts.
  • Trustworthy – delivered by the Mercia Group who are the leading provider of CPD training to qualified accountants.

Back to Basics- Corporation Tax – Key Points

This course will cover the key points concerning: Loan relationships Company losses Property matters Raising finance - loans and equity Director loans Intangibles Relevant announcements from Budget 2020

Capital Allowance Refresher and Update (Webinar)

This course will provide attendees with a review of the system for relief of capital expenditure by businesses. It will consider practical problem areas and current topical issues Identifying capital expenditure and the meaning of ‘repair’ Plant and machinery – meaning and eligibility Claiming plant and machinery allowances, including the AIA and integral features Specific issues with capital expenditure on plant Recent developments including the Structures and Buildings Allowance

Construction Industry Tax- An Update Key Points

This course will cover the key points concerning: The CIS tax responsibilities of both the contractor and subcontractor under the current CIS regime The 2020 changes to the construction industry tax regime Verification and the steps contractors have to take The dealings the contractor will have with HMRC The monthly CIS return: its completion and filing The impact on the subcontractor How to reclaim CIS deductions under the new regime Is the subcontractor really self-employed? Current problems facing contractors and subcontractors What really are construction operations Who are within the scheme and who are not Case studies CIS penalties Current IR35 issues facing the construction industry Revenue press releases and guidance Practical CIS planning The new CIS VAT domestic reverse charge General overview

Corporation Tax – Six Monthly Update (Spring)

This course will consider both corporation tax and issues for employers. Content Recent legislative changes and relevant case law Consultations that may affect the tax liability of the company HMRC pronouncements and their potential impact

Intermediaries – IR35 and More Key Points

The rules known as IR35 were first introduced in 2000 but there have been a number of changes since then. These include a re-write of the legislation and some subtle changes, including changes in FA 2013. In addition, the changes to payments from the public sector are now with us. The objective of the course is to examine the new rules in detail but it will also consider the wider issue of service companies in relation to IR35, the agency and also the managed service company rules. This course will cover the key points concerning: • Conditions for liability • Calculation of the deemed payment • A review of the status issue • Recent cases • Recent developments • Recent HMRC guidance

International Personal Tax Fundamentals – Domicile

This course will consider International Personal Tax fundamentals and the significant changes affecting the taxation of internationally mobile individuals that have been made in recent years. In particular, the introduction of the Statutory Residence Test from April 2013 brought a significant change to the approach for determining residence which impacts on incoming and outgoing clients. More recently there has been reform on a range of aspects affecting non-UK domiciles primarily in Finance Act 2017 (2) and effective from 6 April 2017. This particular session focuses on all matters domicile and will examine the key elements of these developments as well as ensuring that you are equipped with the fundamentals required when dealing with non-UK domiciled clients. There is a separate session which focuses on Residence. Content will include: Types of domicile and significance UK tax treatment of non-UK domiciles Income tax implications including Employment Income Remittance Basis CGT implications IHT implications

International Personal Tax Fundamentals – Residence

Significant changes affecting the taxation of internationally mobile individuals have been made in recent years. In particular, the introduction of the Statutory Residence Test from April 2013 brought a significant change to the approach for determining residence which impacts on incoming and outgoing clients. More recently there has been reform on a range of aspects affecting non-UK domiciles primarily in Finance Act 2017 (2) and effective from 6 April 2017. This is considered in a separate session on Domicile. This session focuses on ‘residence’ and will examine the detailed workings of the Statutory Residence Test as well as the significance of residence for tax. In addition, recent CGT developments for non-UK residents will be included. Content will include: The Statutory Residence Test Detailed review of the three tests Dealing with the split year rules The anti-avoidance rules The impact of residence and non-UK residence Income Tax Capital Gains Tax IHT

Making Tax Digital – Where Are We Now

HM Revenue & Customs first published a Making Tax Digital (MTD) roadmap in December 2015. Since then we have moved through twists and turns and in 2019 we will see the first tangible impact on businesses with the digitalisation of business records and VAT Return submission process. There also continues to be movement in Making Tax Digital for Individuals. This course will update delegates to the latest position and discuss action now needed. Content: • The go-live for Making Tax Digital for VAT • Impact on all businesses from sole traders through to companies • Exemptions and optional aspects • Digitalisation of business records – mandatory versus best practice • Considerations for those using VAT schemes • Penalties and soft-landing periods • Options around Making Tax Digital for income tax • Latest HMRC Guidance • Practical points and examples

Payroll Update Key Points

This course covers the key points concerning: Recent developments and points of interest in RTI /PAYE administration including PAYE coding, student loans, NLW/NMW Employment status and off payroll working Employment allowance changes and impact NIC developments and practice points of interest Termination payments and Class 1A Benefits and expenses – update and problem areas Statutory payments update and developments Auto enrolment developments and issues

Residential Property – Capital Gains Tax

This session focuses on selected aspects of CGT as they affect residential property ownership by the individual with emphasis on recent developments and case law. Key issues on Principal Private Residence including new developments Returns and payment system for disposals after 5 April 2020 Non UK residents and residential property gains Incorporation of a property residential business Furnished Holiday Lettings and CGT reliefs Recent developments and points of interest The content for online courses predating 2020 may vary. This webinar forms one of a three part series which will consider taxation aspects of residential property for the individual. Each part can be used as a standalone session. Click on the following to see the other webinars: Inheritance Tax Income Tax
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