Adding Allowances and Deductions

allowance-deduction screen  

This screen is used to set up allowances, deductions and PCB items. There are many default items already available for the user. Where necessary new items can be added. The existing values can also be edited to fit the companies requirements.

To add a new item, click on “Insert“. To make changes click on “Edit“.

Type : This can be “Allowance”, “Deduction” or “PCB”

Short Description : Description of Item

Detailed Description : Longer Description of item. Optional

PCB Limit : This value is for items like “Travelling Allowance” that can be deducted against PCB up to a certain amount.


There are 7 options here.

Gross : All allowances and deduction that affect gross salary. There are some allowances like benefit in kind that are not paid in the monthly salary.

Fixed/Normal : These are items that a paid monthly like commissions and phone. This is not ticked for items that are not paid regularly, but on a adhoc basics. Under 2013/2014 rules, most allowances fall into this category.

EPF : Allowances that attract EPF

SOCSO : Allowances that attract SOCSO

PCB : Allowances that attract PCB

BIK : Benefit in Kind. This needs to be different from PCB items because they affect printout of EA form.

Zakat : Only used for Zakat deductions.  

EA Form Category

Some of these allowances will fit into one of these 3 EA categories. This setting is only used for printing the EA form.

Once completed, click on “Confirm” to save the changes.

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