Directors ultimate salary 2023

As a the sole director of a Limited company, the best amount to pay yourself as a salary for the tax year 2022/23 is £9,100 per annum (£758.33 a month).

  • As a sole director you cannot claim the Employment Allowance, so this figure is at the secondary threshold, meaning your company won’t need to pay employer’s NI on it.


  • This amount is under the primary threshold, so you won’t need to pay employee’s NI.


  • Ensures your payment is above the Lower Earnings Limit, so you will still earn your NI credits.


  • Keeping you under the annual tax-free Personal Allowance threshold of £12,570.