Live online course

Construction Industry Scheme

Timings: 09.30-12.30 (UK time)

AAT Masterclass

Keep up with the fast pace of change in the construction industry and explore your CIS tax planning opportunities.

Competitive discounts

AAT members are entitled to exclusive discounts on AAT online masterclasses:

From £81 to £90 (Non-members £126)

You will be redirected to an external site for booking.

Course Type

Live online course


28 Aug 2024, 09.30


1 - 3 hours

What you’ll achieve

This masterclass will provide you with expert advice on all the latest CIS updates, including:

  • an in-depth analysis and a full overview of the practical impact of tax and CIS 
  • illustrations of the CIS tax planning opportunities available 
  • understanding the parameters for when CIS tax should be applied 
  • an update on the latest regulations to advise your clients accurately.

About this course

This highly informative half-day online CIS masterclass is a must-attend event to keep yourself updated and give you a detailed insight into how the Construction Industry Scheme works in practice. It’ll fully explain the tax responsibilities and roles of both the contractor and subcontractor. Recent changes will be clarified, and planning opportunities will be considered.

Who it's for

This masterclass is ideal for all those working in practice with clients in the construction industry.

Also, for all finance professionals whose work require an understanding of the construction industry scheme as part of their roles.

Meet the Speaker(s)

Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer is one of the UK’s best known and popular tax presenters. He lectures frequently all over the UK, three or four times a week on a wide variety of taxation topics. He has been presenting tax lectures for over 30 years now! He also writes regular magazine articles for the leading taxation publications.

Alongside his lecturing, Tim also provides tax consultancy services, and specialist tax advice. Previously Tim Palmer was a senior Tax Manager with Howarth Clark Whitehill LLP, advising on all areas of tax and NIC for the firm to their clients. He was also a member of the tax department of P&O where he specialised in Corporation Tax and the Construction Industry.

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Live online course

1 - 3 hours

Construction Industry Scheme


In this masterclass you will learn:

  • the CIS tax responsibilities of both the contractor and subcontractor under the current CIS regime
  • the recent changes to the construction industry tax regime
  • what is a deemed contractor?
  • 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 tax planning opportunities available
  • current IR35 issues facing the construction industry
  • are builders trading in property?
  • design and build
  • practical CIS planning
  • the CIS VAT domestic reverse charge
  • general overview.

How to access

Purchase securely online, and we’ll send you further instructions and your receipt explaining how to access the training ready for the live training.

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Construction Industry Scheme
Live online course

Construction Industry Scheme

1 - 3 hours

£90.00 Book Online