Latest Webinars from HMRC for the Self Employed

Please find below the latest webinars from HMRC for the self-employed, they can all be found under the following link as well

HMRC email updates, videos and webinars if you’re self-employed – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about record keeping for the self-employed.

This webinar is aimed at sole traders and partnerships. It is not suitable for those with limited liability partnerships or limited companies.

You will learn about:

  • basic principles of keeping good business records
  • guidance on what HMRC expects from you
  • how you can get into good habits from the start
  • the record keeping apps available for mobile devices

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about record keeping for the self-employed.

Self Assessment

Starting Self Assessment

Watch a collection of videos to find out about starting Self Assessment.

You’ll learn about:

  • how to register for Self Assessment
  • which structure to use when registering
  • why you would be sent a tax return
  • your first Self Assessment tax return

Filling in tax returns

Watch a collection of videos to find out about filling in tax returns.

You’ll learn about:

  • tailoring your Self Assessment tax returns
  • state benefits and your online tax return
  • PAYE underpayments
  • estimated underpayments
  • declaring foreign income to HMRC
  • claiming expenditure against Capital Gains Tax

Self-employed tax returns

Watch a collection of videos to find out about self-employed tax returns.

You’ll learn about:

  • basic record keeping
  • your self-employed tax return
  • cash basis and simplified expenses
  • what expensed you can include in your Self Assessment tax return
  • claiming motoring expenses calculating your business expenses for rent, rates power and insurance costs
  • other allowable business expenses
  • Class 2 National Insurance contributions

Self Assessment tax bills

Watch a collection of videos to find out about Self Assessment tax bills.

You’ll learn about:

  • viewing your Self Assessment tax return calculation
  • budgeting for your Self Assessment tax bill
  • paying your Self Assessment tax bill
  • using the HMRC app to make a Self Assessment payment
  • help if you cannot pay your tax bill
  • Self Assessment penalties
  • appealing a late filing penalty

Student loan and post graduate loan tax returns

Watch a collection of videos to find out about student loan and post graduate loan tax returns.

You’ll learn about:

  • why your tax return asks about income contingent student loans
  • why your tax return asks about postgraduate loans
  • how to show student loan and postgraduate loan repayments on your tax return

UK property income — tax returns

Watch a collection of videos to find out about UK property income — tax returns.

You’ll learn about:

  • filling in tax returns if you have income from a property
  • Rent a Room relief
  • joint lettings
  • the property income allowance
  • rent, rates, insurance and ground rent
  • property repairs and maintenance
  • loan interest and other financial costs
  • other allowance property expenses

How to fill in your Self Assessment tax return if you’re self-employed

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about how to fill in your Self Assessment tax return if you’re self-employed.

You will find out:

  • how to get started with your Self Assessment tax return
  • how to show employment income
  • the self-employment section in more detail
  • how to include other income you need to tell us about and claim tax reliefs

How to fill in your Self Assessment tax return if you have UK property income

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about how to fill in your Self Assessment tax return if you have UK property income.

You will find out:

  • how to get started with your Self Assessment tax return
  • how to show employment income
  • the UK property section in more detail
  • how to include other income you need to tell us about and claim tax reliefs

How to finish your Self Assessment tax return, your tax calculation and payments

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about how to finish your Self Assessment tax return, your tax calculation and payments.

You will learn about finishing your tax return, including:

  • underpaid tax and other debts in your tax code
  • what to do if you’ve paid too much tax
  • understanding, viewing and printing your tax calculation
  • submitting your tax return
  • paying your tax bill
  • a brief overview of how to amend your tax return if you’ve made a mistake

Understand and pay your Self Assessment tax bill

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about understanding and paying your Self Assessment tax bill, to learn about:

  • what’s included in your tax bill
  • what happens when you’re employed and self-employed at the same time
  • how payments on account are calculated
  • budgeting for your first tax bill
  • how to pay HMRC
  • what to do if you are unable to pay

Online tax return help for landlords

Check help and support for landlords to watch catch up webinars on how to complete your online tax return for income from property.

Business expenses

Watch our short series of videos about expenses:

Basic record keeping for the self-employed.

Watch a video about basic record keeping for the self-employed.

Basic record keeping for the self-employed

What expenses can I include in my Self Assessment tax return

Watch a video about what expenses to include in your Self Assessment tax return.

What expenses can I include in my Self Assessment tax return?

Cash basis and simplified expenses

Watch a video about cash basis and simplified expenses.

Cash basis and simplified expenses

Car expenses for the self-employed

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about car expenses for the self-employed.

This webinar is for self-employed sole traders and self-employed partnerships. It is not suitable for limited companies, or company directors.

You will learn about:

  • what is a business journey
  • flat rate expenses
  • actual cost method
  • capital allowances
  • hire purchases and leasing arrangements

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about car expenses for the self-employed.

Residential property income for individuals

Residential property income for individuals — an introduction

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about residential property income for individuals — an introduction.

You will learn about:

  • what we mean by income from property
  • furnished holiday lettings
  • when to record income and expenses (traditional accounting and cash basis)
  • property income allowance
  • the Rent a Room Scheme

This webinar will not tell you about:

  • allowable expenses and deductions from property income
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Inheritance Tax

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about residential property income for individuals ― an introduction.

Residential property income for individuals — expenses and deductions

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about residential property income for individuals — expenses and deductions.

You will learn about:

  • revenue and capital expenses
  • repairs and improvement costs
  • expenses before you start letting your property
  • mortgage and finance costs
  • travel costs for business journeys
  • replacement of domestic items relief

This webinar will not tell you about the basics of letting property.

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about residential property income for individuals ― expenses and deductions.

Business expenses for the self-employed

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about business expenses for the self-employed and Statutory Sick Pay.

If you’re dealing with Statutory Sick Pay, learn about:

  • qualifying conditions
  • paying Statutory Sick Pay
  • how Statutory Sick pay is affected by:
    • company sick pay
    • holidays and bank holidays
    • agency, casual and term-time workers
  • not being entitled to Statutory Sick Pay
  • keeping records

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about business expenses for the self-employed and Statutory Sick Pay .

Capital allowances

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about capital allowances for the self-employed.

You will learn about how to claim tax relief when buying or improving vehicles and equipment for your business.

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about capital allowances for the self-employed.

Selling alcohol

If you’re a small or medium business buying or selling alcohol, you can find out if you need to apply for approval to sell alcohol to another business.

How to add a tax to your business tax account

Watch a video about how to add a tax to your business tax account.

How to add a tax through your business tax account

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