How to Add Meal Allowance in the SalaryBox App?

Modified on Wed, 02 Nov 2022 at 04:44 PM

What is Meal Allowance?


How to Add Meal Allowance in SalaryBox?


What is Meal Allowance?

It is a type of allowance provided by the employer for food during working hours or via pre-paid cards or coupons.


If you offer such an allowance to your employees and want it to be calculated in every wage period, you can do it using the SalaryBox app.


How to Add Meal Allowance in SalaryBox?

Follow the steps given below to add meal allowance to the salary template.


Note: The meal allowance will depend on employees' attendance and thus will be calculated on its basis. Employees can also check their meal allowance details on their salary slips.


Android

1. Go to the app Settings, once you open the SalaryBox app on your android device.

 

2. Choose Salary Settings.

 

choose salary setting to add meal allowance in android app

 

3. Then, select Manage Salary (CTC Template) and click on Create Template.

 

select manage salary to add meal allowance in android app

 

4. Name the Template and add the basic salary percentage.

 

5. Now click on Add Allowances. 

 

now click on add allowance in android app

 

6. After that, tap on Meal Allowance from the list.

 

7. Click on Save to save the record.

 

tap on meal allowance in android app

 

8. Enter the Meal Allowance percentage as per your set standards.

 

9. You can also add PF, PT, ESI, etc. if needed, and then click on Create Template.

 

enter the meal allowance percentage in android app

 

It will create a new template that you can set for the employees you want to give meal allowance to. 


To know how to set up the created template, you can follow the steps mentioned in this article.



iPhone

1. Once you open the SalaryBox app, tap on the employee name to which you want to add a meal allowance.

 

In iOS version of salarybox, tap on employee name to add meal allowance

 

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

 

click on three dots in iOS version of salarybox to add meal allowance

 

3. Then, select Edit Employee from the appeared list.

 

Now select edit employee from the list to add meal allowance in IOS version of salarybox

 

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

 

go to salary payment info and edit allowance to give meal allowance in iOS version of salarybox

 

5. Select Add Allowance under Earning section.

 

select add allowance under earning section in iOS version of salarybox

 

6. Then, tap on the Meal Allowance checkbox.

 

7. Click on Add at the bottom, and the meal allowance will be added.

 

tap on the meal allowance check box to add meal allowance in iOS version of salarybox

 

8. Enter the basic salary and meal allowance per month.

 

9. Now, click on Update to save it.

 

enter basic salary and  meal allowance per month in iOS version of salarybox



Desktop

1. Click on Settings from the left sidebar once you open the SalaryBox desktop app.

 

2. Scroll down to the Salary Settings and select Create Salary Template.

 

go to salary setting to add meal allowance in desktop app

 

3. Again, click on Create Salary Template.

 

now create template for meal allowance in desktop version

 

4. Name the template and enter the basic salary percentage.

 

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

 

click on add meal allowance in desktop version

 

6. Enter the meal allowance percentage, and you can also set PT, EPF, ESI, etc. if required.

 

7. Click on Save to save the template.

 

enter the meal allowance percentage in desktop version

 

If you want to set the recently created template for specific employees, check this article.


For further assistance, you can contact our support team at support@salarybox.in

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