Important components of Salary Structure in India:
Earnings: You can set up the amount that is earned by an employee, such as wages, basic salary, etc.
Allowance: An amount payable to employees during their regular employment. Depending on the type of allowance, it might be either fully or partially taxable. Examples: house rent allowance, leave travel allowance, etc
Deductions: An amount that is deducted by the employer in the form of taxes, insurance premiums, and other deductions.
You can set up earnings, allowances, or deductions as follow:
1. In Payroll, go to Settings > Salary Components > Earnings/Allowances/ Deductions.
2. Click New Earnings/ Allowances/ Deductions component and complete all required fields:
Name: choose a name for recurring compensation
Description: describe the recurring payment (optional)
Other Configurations: you can click on the checkbox, if
It is a taxable component: The income tax amount will be divided equally and deducted every month across the financial year.
Calculate on a pro-rata basis: Pay will be adjusted based on employee working days.
Contribute to Insurance & Fund: This component will be contributed to Insurance & Fund.
3. Click Save to finish