How to Add Dearness Allowance in SalaryBox App?

Modified on Tue, 19 Sep 2023 at 02:39 PM

What is Dearness Allowance?

How to Add Dearness Allowance in SalaryBox?

What is Dearness Allowance?

Allowances are the additional benefits paid to the employees along with their salary. There are different types of allowances available; one is the Dearness Allowance. It is provided to the employees to reduce the inflation impact.

How to Add Dearness Allowance in SalaryBox?

To add dearness allowance to the employee’s CTC, the steps below can help you.

Note that the allowance will be calculated monthly as per the employees' attendance and can be seen in the employee's salary slip.


1. Go to the SalaryBox app Settings. 

go to salary setting for adding dearness allowance through android app


2. Go to Salary Settings.Go to Salary Settings3. Select Manage Salary (CTC Template). 

select manage salary to add dearness allowance through android app

4. Click on Create Template from the bottom right corner. 

now create template for dearness allowance through android version

5. Add the Template Name and basic salary percentage first.Add template name

 6. Add Basic Percentage.Add Basic Percentage.7. Click on Add Allowances right below the basic salary percentage. 

8. Then, tap on the Dearness Allowance checkbox from the pop-up menu. Then, select Save to add it. 

tap on dearness allowance and save it from android phone

7. Once done, set the percentage in the dialogue box.

8. You can set other factors also, such as PF, ESI, PT, etc. if required.

9. Once done, click on Create Template to save it.


set the percentage in box through in android version of salarybox


1. Open the SalaryBox app on your iPhone, and tap on the employee name you want to add dearness allowance for.

 tap on the employee name you want to add dearness allowance in iOS version of salarybox


2. Click on the three dots icon at the top right corner.


through your iphone click on three dots in salarybox for dearness allowance


3. Then select Edit Employee from the appeared list.


now click on edit employee for adding dearness allowance in iOS version of salarybox


4. Scroll to the Salary Payment Info and select Edit ESI, EPF, and Allowance.

 go to payment info and select edit allowance in iOS version of salarybox


5. Choose Add Allowance under Earning section.


now add dearness allowance under earning section


6. When a pop-up appears, click on the Dearness Allowance checkbox.


7. Click on Add at the bottom, and the Dearness Allowance field will be created.


in the allowance select dearness allowance iOS version of salarybox


8. Enter the basic salary and Dearness Allowance per month.


9. Now, click on Update to update the entry.



1. Once you open the SalaryBox desktop application, go to Settings.


2. Scroll down to Salary Settings and click on Create Salary Template.


scroll down to salary setting to create dearness allowance template in desktop version


3. Select Create Salary Template.


now create complete template through desktop version for dearness allowance


4. Enter the Template Name and basic salary percentage.


5. Then, click on Add Allowance and select Dearness Allowance from the list.


enter the template name and basic salary percentage to add dearness allowance through desktop version


6. After adding, enter the dearness allowance percentage in the given box.


7. If required, you can also add employees’ other deductions, such as PF, ESI, PT, etc.


8. Select Save to save the template.


after adding dearness allowance percentage save it through desktop version


If you want to set the created template for the selected employees, click here.

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