A two hour online webinar to provide a review of some of the more tricky and potentially problematical aspects of preparing personal self-assessment tax returns for clients for submission to HMRC and also a look at some current HMRC communication issues.

Key Features: 

  • Communicating with HMRC
    • Current issues
    • What to send with returns and what not?
    • Complaining and getting action
  • Taxation of Savings Income, the Savings Allowance and the Starting Rate.
  • Taxation of rental income and expenses deductions
  • The High-Income Child Benefit Charge
  • The Self-Employment Allowance
  • Taxation of SEISS grants; individuals and partnerships.
  • Using Self-employment Losses
  • Online CGT reporting issues.
  • Making Stand-Alone tax expense claims, e.g., working from home and travel.
  • Tax Relief for Pension contributions
  • Taxation of Chargeable Event gains
  • Student Loans
  • Benefits in kind – awkward tax return issues
  • Pension payments - to reduce tax ( carry back -if applicable )
  • Charitable Donations - to reduce tax - again allocating to pervious year
  • Business Asset Disposal Relief - Changes - how to claim on the tax return
  • National Insurance - for the self employed -new changes


Russ Cockburn

Russell Cockburn

Russell Cockburn is an independent tax consultant based in Cumbria but with clients all over the UK. He provides tax consultancy services to accountants, lawyers and other professionals as well as looking after his own clients and lecturing on tax around the UK and overseas. Russell has nearly 40 years’ experience in dealing with UK direct tax matters and specialises in tax planning and advisory services for wealthy individuals and owner managed businesses. Russell is the author of two books on small business taxation and a regular write on tax for various publications.