S660 News

Limited company owners who claimed sensible 'tax planning' undone by 'S660.'

Feb 13, 2014

Husband-and-wife firms urged against leaving their business up to the divorce courts.

Jan 24, 2012

Tax experts don’t expect the chancellor is gearing up to raid the likes of Arctic Systems.

Mar 9, 2011

'S660' whispered in Whitehall for the first time since the coalition moved in.

Dec 22, 2010

Judge slams HMRC in its latest attempt to make s660A stick.

Aug 18, 2010

What IT contractors need to know about the Red Book 2008.

Mar 13, 2008

Legislating after losing to an IT contractor is worrying business experts.

Dec 11, 2007

Income shifting: share your business but don't share its profits, says the state, wielding fines.

Dec 7, 2007

But HMRC says the cost is unknown because it doesn't keep records.

Oct 24, 2007

Government: we'll have the final say on the tax affairs of family-run firms.

Jul 29, 2007

Advisors fear new laws will respond to HMRC's defeat by the Lords.

Jul 26, 2007

Thousands of family-run businesses are finally vindicated.

Jul 25, 2007

Wednesday is judgement day for thousands of IT contractors.

Jul 20, 2007

Freelance tax expert Nichola Ross Martin gives the lowdown on The Arctic Systems case.

Jun 14, 2007

War of words: the taxman's clash with advisors spills out of the courts.

Jun 8, 2007

Law Lords tipped to clarify s660A before their summer holidays.

Jun 6, 2007

Two IT entrepreneurs, and thousands like them, won't be straight on s660 until June.

Nov 22, 2006

More uncertainty for taxpayers, as Arctic won't be heard before January.

Oct 25, 2006

More months of uncertainty until Arctic Systems is 'finally resolved.'

Mar 28, 2006

Uncertainty for thousands, as taxman refuses to let £7,000 tax bill go unpaid.

Jan 16, 2006

Arctic Systems and 30,000 others wait on words from Revenue and Customs.

Jan 9, 2006

Legal expert, Roger Sinclair, on what yesterday's judgement means for contractors.

Dec 16, 2005

Historic day for Contractors as Arctic Systems and the PCG win S660 appeal against the Revenue.

Dec 15, 2005

Companies hope S660 certainty will grace their tax returns before self-assessment deadline.

Oct 17, 2005

Geoff and Diana Jones take their tax battle against the Revenue to the Court of Appeal.

Jun 10, 2005

John Antell looks at the High Court decision in the Arctic Systems case.

May 31, 2005

Arctic ruling soured your tax plans? Pay yourself as if you were inside IR35, advises top tax consultant.

May 26, 2005

Accountants warn business consultants to get off the Revenue radar.

May 24, 2005

Advisors trounce High Court claim that Arctic ruling comes without consequences for family firms.

Apr 28, 2005

Arctic Systems have lost their S660A appeal.

Apr 27, 2005

Top tax consultant, Nichola Ross Martin, reports on the recent S660 Arctic Systems Appeal: Geoffrey Peter Jones v Michael Vincent Garnett.

Mar 31, 2005

Today sees the start of a landmark case which could have significant implications for hundreds of thousands of husband and wife businesses.

Mar 16, 2005

Tax barrister to support appeal in a bid to see that the tax system is "operated in a way that is right in law, and fair and workable in practice."

Mar 3, 2005

The High Court appeal of the Arctic Systems case will start on 15 March 2005 and will last three days.

Dec 14, 2004

The Pre-Budget Report has been welcomed as a move towards a simpler tax system. But could the single tax return be a cloak for some later 'nasty bit of stealth' for contractors?

Dec 3, 2004

Egos reveals "minefield" of dividend payment for all those family firms still reading their S660A guidance.

Nov 26, 2004

Revenue guidance slammed as "Orwellian" as experts react to tax assault.

Nov 23, 2004

The Professional Contractors Group (PCG) has expressed its frustration with the Inland Revenue's new "Guide to the Settlements Legislation for Small Business Advisers".

Nov 21, 2004

The Inland Revenue has published new 'guidance' on the taxation of family firms, informing husband and wife companies not to reduce their tax bill by taking a dividend payment.

Nov 21, 2004

Growing body of experts say landmark ruling was 'invalid' as Revenue dismiss Artic case as of insignificant interest.

Nov 5, 2004