How to Add Travel Allowance to the SalaryBox?

Modified on Tue, 19 Sep 2023 at 03:17 PM

What is Travel Allowance?

How to Add Travel Allowance to the SalaryBox?

What is Travel Allowance?

Travel allowance is provided to employees to cover their travel expenses for work purposes such as relocating to another location, going on a work tour, etc.

To add travel allowance to the SalaryBox application, follow the steps below.

How to Add Travel Allowance to the SalaryBox?

You can add travel allowance to the SalaryBox using the steps given below. However, note that the travel allowance will be calculated based on employees' attendance and can be found in their salary slips.


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

2. Select Salary Settings on the Settings Page. 

select salary setting in android version

3. Then select Manage Salary (CTC Template) on the next page. 

now select manage salary in android version of salarybox

4. Select Create Template and name the template as the new screen appears. 

now select create template in android version

5. Name the template and add the basic salary percentage and then click Add Allowances. 

name the template and add percentage to add allowance in android version

6. Tap on the Travel Allowance from the list and click on Save. 

now save travel allowance in android app

7. Enter the travel allowance percentage and fill in other fields such as ESI, EPF, PT, etc., if required. 

8. Click on Create Template, and the new template will be created. 

enter travel allowance percentage in android app

To set the created template for the specific employees, you can refer to this article.


1. Open the SalaryBox app on your iPhone device and select the employee you want to add travel allowance for.

 select employee to add travel allowance in iOS version of salarybox


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


tap on three dot to proceed for adding travel allowance in iOS version of salarybox


3. Then, click on Edit Employee.

 now click on edit employee to next step for adding travel allowance in iOS version salarybox


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


select salary payment info then click on allowance option through iOS version of salarybox


5. Click on Add Allowance under Earning section.


click add allowance to add travel allowance under earning section through iOS version of salarybox


6. Then, tap on the Travel Allowance checkbox.


7. Select Add, and the travel allowance field will be added. 


tap on the travel allowance to add by iPhone


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


9. Click on Update to save the entry.


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


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


go to salary template to add travel allowance in desktop version


3. Click on Create Salary Template again on the next page.


create salary template like this in desktop version


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


5. Tap on Add Allowance and select Travel Allowance from the appeared list.


tap on add travel allowance and save in desktop version


6. Enter the travel allowance percentage. And if required, you can also fill in other fields like PT, ESI, EPF, etc.


7. Once done, click on Save to save the template.


once done save the overall info of travel allowance in desktop version

Now you will need to set the salary template for the employees. To do it, you can check this article.

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