Small Business Accounting

Do I need to be set up as an Employee in my new Company?

By

Chris Andreou

Do I need to be set up as an Employee in my new Company? guide

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As a limited company director, you're classed as an office holder. You aren't automatically an employee at your company**-**even if you're the sole director and only person working in the business.

It's isn't mandatory to be set up as an employee at your new company. However, there are benefits to doing so if you aren't employed elsewhere, as you'll be able to take advantage of your tax free allowances.

<p>As a <a href="https://goforma.com/limited-company/what-is-a-limited-company" target="_blank">limited company</a> director, you're classed as an office holder. You aren't automatically an employee at your company<strong>-</strong>even if you're the sole director and only person working in the business.<br></p><p>It's isn't mandatory to be set up as an employee at your new company. However, there are benefits to doing so if you aren't employed elsewhere, as you'll be able to take advantage of your tax free allowances.</p>

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