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Officers can be shareholders, but don't have to be. Officers are employees, and must be compensated as such. Corporate income is passed through to the shareholder(s) annually (whether there's a distribution or not).
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One thing to be careful with on a Sub-S corp is that you cannot have unequal distributions with shareholders.... very important because you will violate the tax rules.
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Do officers in an S Corp have to own shares? We are a total of 3 officers. I am the President. We have a Vice President, he is an officer for licensing reasons and and has no shares. Then there's a Secretary that doesn't have any shares either. When issuing a distribution to myself, do all of the officers have to receive a distribution also even thought I hold all of the shares?