A salary slip is an official document issued by an employer to an employee. It contains a detailed description of the employee’s salary components. Earnings like Basic Pay, Transport Allowance, HRA, Leave Travel Allowance, Bonus, Overtime Pay etc and deductions like Income Tax, Loss of Pay, Provident Fund, Insurance etc of a specified time period for which your salary period is defined, usually a month. It may be issued on paper or mailed to the employee or maybe even published online or locally through Employee Self Service. Employers are legally bound to issue salary slips to their employees periodically, as proof of salary payments to employees and deductions made.