What are payments and deductions required for running a payroll?

Payments & Deductions

Let’s first understand what the payments and deductions provided by the employer

Payments: Any amount disbursed to an employee by the employer falls under underpayments. They include the following:
  • Basic pay
  • Special Allowances
  • Children’s Education Allowances
  • HRA
  • Bonuses
  • Commissions/incentives
  • Overtime pay
  • Expenses
  • Leave Encasement
  • Gratuity
Deductions: Any amount which is deducted from an employee’s Gross pay falls under deductions. Moreover, they include :

Now before running the payroll, the employer should collect all their employee’s monthly attendance, leaves taken by the employees, Loss of pay, any deductions, advances or loans, expenses to be reimbursed, bonuses or commissions to pay, and then finally run the payroll.

Collecting and processing the above data takes a lot of time and effort including payments and deductions is also time-consuming. However, to save time and reduce errors,  if one can automate their payroll process by adopting digitized payroll software/application it would be a better choice.

Finally, SumoPayroll is an accurate and easy-to-use cloud-based Payroll and HR application It is among the top of India’s leading HR & Payroll software companies and is packed with features that will help streamline your HRMS & Payroll, and deductions.