salary certificate is a certificate issued by a company on its letter head showing details of salary structure. this is issued to an employee to facilitate geting loans from banks or other money lending institutions or for any other needs. there is no fixed format for the same. it varies from company to company.
Form 16 is issued by the company, which is a fixed format of the government of India for all. in this the income declaration is given by the employee and also declaration of the investment made by the employee to avail tax exemption. It is used to calculate the tax payable to the government at the end of the financial year.
For your convinience i am attaching a proforma salary certificate.
ON THE LETTER HEAD
The following details of the employee is certified as per our records:
1) Name. :
2) Employee No. :
3) Date of joining. :
4) Date of birth :
5) Salary drawn per month :
a) Basic Pay :
b) xyz allowance :
d) DA :
Reason : Salary certificcate is issued on the request of the employee
to submit the same to State Bank of India, xyz place to avail housing
31st October 2007