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    Default secondment: secondee is the director of a limited company

    Hi,
    I am the director of my limited company. Can I be a secondee and my limited company be the seconder for a secondment role with a host (an organisation)? The host will pay a 'salary' for the secondment role which is fixed for 12 months.
    How can the limited company 'employ' me (the director) such that I can then be seconded to the host?
    Also, how the host pays the limited company (the seconder)?
    Any help will be most appreciated.
    Many thanks,
    Cher

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    Quote Originally Posted by cher View Post
    Hi,
    I am the director of my limited company. Can I be a secondee and my limited company be the seconder for a secondment role with a host (an organisation)? The host will pay a 'salary' for the secondment role which is fixed for 12 months.
    How can the limited company 'employ' me (the director) such that I can then be seconded to the host?
    Also, how the host pays the limited company (the seconder)?
    Any help will be most appreciated.
    Many thanks,
    Cher
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    Quote Originally Posted by cher View Post
    Hi,
    I am the director of my limited company. Can I be a secondee and my limited company be the seconder for a secondment role with a host (an organisation)? The host will pay a 'salary' for the secondment role which is fixed for 12 months.
    How can the limited company 'employ' me (the director) such that I can then be seconded to the host?
    Also, how the host pays the limited company (the seconder)?
    Any help will be most appreciated.
    Many thanks,
    Cher
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    Do you mean you (personally) have been offered a job, but you want to put it through your company?
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    i have no idea what you are trying to achieve with this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cher View Post
    Hi,
    I am the director of my limited company. Can I be a secondee and my limited company be the seconder for a secondment role with a host (an organisation)? The host will pay a 'salary' for the secondment role which is fixed for 12 months.
    How can the limited company 'employ' me (the director) such that I can then be seconded to the host?
    Also, how the host pays the limited company (the seconder)?
    Any help will be most appreciated.
    Many thanks,
    Cher
    Why would one want to do this instead of taking a FTC for 12 months?

    It would be much simpler for all parties IMHO.

    Can you better explain your thinking around your proposal?
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    If you can tell us which tax are you trying to avoid/reduce by doing this, someone will be along to tell you why this does not work/is a bad idea.

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    If this arrangement results in a tax saving, and can be demonstrated to be setup this way for the purpose of that tax saving, then GAAR will apply.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cojak View Post
    i have no idea what you are trying to achieve with this.
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