Hibou Odoo Suite: Payroll: US Payroll: Texas State Payroll


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the use case and processes associated with Hibou's Texas State Payroll module for Odoo. The Texas State Payroll module includes contribution registers and calculations for the Texas Workforce Commission.

Getting Started

First thing's first, we need to install the module! Navigate to the Apps application, remove the Apps filter from the search bar, and then search for 'USA - Texas - Payroll'. When ready, hit install.

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Good to Know!

The Texas State Payroll module requires Hibou's USA Payroll module and Odoo's Payroll application. However, if you do not already have these installed, Odoo will install them for you during this module's installation!


To get started, navigate to the Employees application.

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Configuring an Employee Contract

Once there, select CONTRACTS.

This will bring you to a kanban view of all employee contracts. Select an existing contract or create one by clicking CREATE.

In the Salary Structure field, select "USA Texas Employee" from the dropdown menu.

Ensure you have a Wage set for the employee.

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After selecting USA Texas Employee for the Salary Structure, click on the US State Filing Tab. Note that, unlike most states, Texas has no additional fields.

It is important to enter the W4 information in the US Federal Filing tab, which is provided by Hibou's USA Payroll module.

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When finished, hit SAVE.


Ensure that the status of the contract is Running. A contract that is not Running cannot be used during payroll. To change this, simply click 'Running' in the status bar on the contract.

New Payslip Computations and Categories

When running payroll, after hitting COMPUTE SHEET you will see the various new Texas State taxes in the Salary Computation tab.

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This module includes a new partner and contribution register for the Texas Workforce Commission. It also includes a company-level Texas Unemployment Rate, Texas Obligation Rate and Texas Employment & Training Investment Assessment.