Dear Friends, I would like to know about the basic and mandatory elements in the salary structure and their percentages.. I need a structure which is standard . :)
From India, Mumbai
Dear Swastik Scales Industries,

The Salary structure differs from company to company based on their C & B policies.

Components in the salary would be -

- Basic - 35% - 50% of Gross

- HRA - 40% of Basic for Non metro & 50% of basic for Metro

- Conveyance allowance - Maximum of Rs. 800 per month which is Max of Rs. 9600 P A

- Medical Reim - Rs. 1250 / PM which can be of Rs 15000 PA

- Special Allow - Balance of Gross will be provided as Spl Allow

Statutory Contributions:


Emp Contribution - 12% on Basic

Emp'r Contribution - 13.61% on basic

ESI - Applicable if the employees Gross Salary is less than or equal to Rs.10000 "editted" mistyped, ESI limit is Rs. 15000.

Emp Contribution - 1.75% on Grorss

Emp'r Contribution - 4.75% on Gross

Professional Tax -

Varies from State to State

CTC = Gross + PF (Emp'r Cont) - ESI (Employer's Contribution)

Net Salary = Gross - PF (Emp Cont) - ESI (Emp Cont) - PT

Gratuity = Basic *15/26 - It is payable to the employee who completes 5yrs of service in the organisation. It can be showed as a part of CTC.

If Employees coming under high Salary, you can split the special allowance into the following - LTA, Food coupons (Sudexo), Petrol and car allowance etc.

The percentage of Variable Pay also differs from company to company based on the C & B Policy.

From India, Visakhapatnam
Hello In addition to Sharmila`s reply I am also enclosing herewith detail salary structure along with computation.
From India, Pune

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Dear Sharmila,
Thanks for your reply however i still have a query.. My company is a Sole Proprietor ship firm in FMCD industry and here we dont have any deductions..The components in the salary structure is the Basic (50 % of gross) + HRA ( 30% of gross) + Conveyance of 800rs per month and 5% deduction of Bonus and the balance of the CTC is given as Other allowance. There is no gratuity , no PF, no ESIC and no PT . ( PT is not included since our unit is located in Tax free zone.. Are there any mandatory changes to be made according to the law..Please advice.

From India, Mumbai
Sole proprietorship firm registration is not mandatory if there is no trade (ie only services etc). If registered it should be with the local registrar or sub registrar only.
Your firm will be applicable for PF and ESI as pet the law.
EPF, if the minimum employees are 20 and above
ESI, if the minimum employees are 10 and above.
TDS may be deducted if your firm falls under audit, incase if your turnover is more than 50 lakhs.

From India, Visakhapatnam
Hello Sharmila
I would like to make small change in TDS
  1. There is no criteria of Audit in case of Salary whether firm is proprietary, partnership, Company or whatever. TDS on salary is applicable for every entity.
  2. If turnover of proprietorship firm exceeds Rs. 60 Lakh in case of Business or Gross receipt of Professional services exceeds Rs. 15 Lakh. In this situation TDS on other services is applicable from next year.

From India, Pune
Well want to edit something- CTC Come- Gross Salary+ PF(Employer’s Contribution+ ESI(Employer’s Contribution)
From India, Calcutta
Hi All,
Would anyone please provide me updated rule for applicability of Professional tax for Karnataka :
a) applicable for type of organisation / establishment ?
b) Minimum noumber of employee require for PT ?
Best Regards,

From India, Delhi
Hi Amit,
For your kind information :
1) Profession Tax is applicable for all the employs earning 10,000 and above per month
10,ooo - 14,999 will charge 150rs
15,000 and above will charge 200rs
2) It is mandatory that there is no minimum number of employs required for PT . Hence it is applicable for each individuval.

From India, Bangalore
Hi Sharmila,
Thanks your update very helps me to understand the percentage calculation. do you have any specified sheets to calculate this, please share with me it will too helpful for me.
Thanks in Advance
Shiva Ananth

From India

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