1. Concept of Odoo Payroll
Image 1 : Concept of Odoo Payroll

Welcome to the first series of Odoo Payroll tutorial , i will be sharing about my experiences in using Odoo Payroll module , and please feel free to give your valuable input and feedback to this documents so that it can help other to leverage on this powerful platform for your payroll process in handling your growing human resources requirement , you do not have to purchase a different payroll application anymore.

Main features of Odoo Integrated Payroll,
  • Integrated with Employee detail , contract and benefit management , attendance policies and tracking , Leave and public holiday tracking and many others in one platform , 
  • Customisable for both with or without technical knowledge , 

The Main concept of the Odoo Payroll can be summarised in 4 main topic. (Please refer to image 1 above for the overview)

  1. Payroll Configuration
  2. Employee setup
  3. Leave Management
  4. Payroll process
  5. Others : Salary Rule detail explanation ( we will cover the General and Inputs with the Python code evaluation , expression and what are available in it ) 

Payroll Configuration


Before we can start using Odoo Payroll , we need to configure it , the most important configuration lies in the Salary Rules .

For simplicity to understand we will use a simple setup for every SME businesses , that will be practical in Malaysia or in any part of the world,

Gross Wages  = Basic + Allowances Net Wages      = Gross Wages – Deductions 

image001 – We need a Salary Structures , which we made up of Basic , Gross and Net


image002 – Basic , Gross and net are Salary rules individually


image003 – Salary Rule Basic setup explanation …


image004 – Salary Rule Gross Wages explanation …


image005 – Salary Rule Net wages explanation …



 stay tune … to be continued … happy odooing !