An employer offers various kinds of additional benefits in monetary terms to their employees over and above the basic salary, which is called salary allowance.


According to the Income Tax Act, allowances are added to the salary of an individual and are taxed under the Income from Salary. The salary allowances can be taxable, non-taxable, or partially taxable.



To add various allowances on Quicko

  • In the Filing tab, navigate to INCOMES > SALARY from the side nav
  • Click on Enter Salary ManuallySALARY
  • Enter the Employer Details 
  • Enter Salary Breakdown
    • Gross salary
    • Allowances
    • Deductions
  • Enter the amounts of the allowance applicable to you
  • Click on Save