How to Add House Rent Allowance (HRA) to SalaryBox App?

Modified on Tue, 19 Sep 2023 at 02:44 PM

What is HRA?

How to Add House Rent Allowance in SalaryBox?

What is HRA in Salary?

HRA stands for House Rent Allowance and is provided to employees for accommodation purposes. The HRA amount paid to the employee depends upon many factors, such as the employee's salary and the city of residence. It is another type of allowance.

If an employee lives in their own house, then HRA is fully taxable. However, according to section 10(13A), the employee can claim the exemption.

If you provide HRA to your employees and want to add it to your employees’ salaries, then the below steps will help you.

How to Add House Rent Allowance in SalaryBox?

To add HRA to the SalaryBox app on your preferred device, follow the steps given below. 

Note that the given allowance will be calculated based on the employees' monthly attendance and can be seen mentioned in their salary slips.


1. Open the SalaryBox app on your android device and go to Settings.Click on Settings to add House Rent Allowances

2. Select Salary Settings on the Settings screen. 

go to salary setting to add HRA through android version

3. Then, select Manage Salary (CTC Template). 

now select manage salary to add HRA through android version

4. Click on Create Template. 

then create template for adding HRA through android version

5. Now name the template and add the basic salary percentage.Name the template and add the basic salary percentage

6. After it, select Add Allowances. 

name template and add basic salary percentage through android app

7. Then, choose HRA from the appearing list and click on Save.

now choose HRA from the appearing list through android version

8. Enter the HRA percentage into the added field.

9. If required, you can also add PT, EPF, ESI, etc. 

10. Once done, click on Create Template. enter HRA percentage and click on create template through android version


Now you can set the created salary template to the specific employees in just a few steps. Refer to this article for more details.


1. Open the SalaryBox app on your iPhone, and select the employee you want to add an HRA for.


select employee name to add House rent allowance in iOS version of salarybox


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


now tap on the three dots to add HRA in iOS version of salarybox


3. Then, choose Edit Employee from the appeared option list.

 now choose edit employee from the list to add House rent allowance in iOS version of salarybox


4. Go to the Salary Payment Info and click Edit ESI, EPF, and Allowance.


go to salary payment info & click edit allowance in iOS version of salarybox


5. Choose Add Allowance under Earning section.


now choose add allowance under earning section in iOS version of salarybox

6. Then, click on the HRA checkbox from a pop-up.


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

 Click on HRA in the pop up list to add HRA in iOS version of salarybox 

8. Enter the basic salary and HRA per month.


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


enter basic salary and HRA per month in iOS version of salarybox


1. Open the SalaryBox desktop application and go to Settings.


2. Scroll down to the Salary Settings and tap on Create Salary Template.


go to the Salary Settings to proceed to ad HRA through desktop version

3. Create Salary Template once again.

now create salary template to add add HRA through desktop version


4. Now name the template and enter the basic salary percentage as per your standards.


5. Click on Add Allowance and choose HRA from the dropdown.


click on add allowance and select HRA through desktop version


6. Enter the HRA percentage and set PT, ESI, EPF, etc., if needed.


7. Once done, select Save and save the template.


enter HRA percentage and save through desktop version 

Now you can assign the template to specific employees in just a few steps. If you want to know how to do it, you can refer to this article.

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