Journal Entries in Tally


To create a journal entry in Tally, follow these steps:

  1. Open Tally and navigate to the Gateway of Tally.

  2. Click on “Accounting Vouchers” and select “F7: Journal” from the list of available voucher types.

  3. In the Journal voucher screen, enter the date of the transaction.

  4. Enter the debit and credit amounts for the transaction in the appropriate columns. The debit amount should be entered in the “Debit” column, while the credit amount should be entered in the “Credit” column.

  5. Enter the ledger name for the debit and credit accounts. You can either select a ledger from the list or create a new one by pressing “Alt+C”.

  6. Add any additional details about the transaction, such as narration, if necessary.

  7. Press “Enter” to save the journal entry.


Features & Shortcuts of Tally


  1. Accounting and bookkeeping: Tally can be used to record and manage all financial transactions of a business, including sales, purchases, expenses, and more.

  2. Inventory management: Tally can be used to manage inventory, including tracking stock levels, generating purchase orders, and managing stock transfers.

  3. Financial statements: Tally can generate a range of financial statements, including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements.

  4. Tax compliance: Tally can be used to manage tax compliance, including calculating and filing GST returns.

  5. Data security: Tally provides data security features such as user authentication, data encryption, and backup and restore functionality.


  1. Alt+F1: To switch between accounting and inventory features.
  2. Alt+F2: To change the date in Tally.
  3. Ctrl+A: To accept a voucher in Tally.
  4. Ctrl+G: To select a group in Tally.
  5. Ctrl+H: To change the voucher type in Tally.


Practical Accounting

Practical accounting involves several key tasks, including:

  1. Bookkeeping

  2. Financial reporting

  3. Auditing

  4. Budgeting

  5. Tax compliance

Inventory Management

The GST accountant course covers several key topics related to inventory management, including:

  1. Inventory recording

  2. Inventory valuation

  3. Inventory tracking

  4. Reconciliation

  5. GST compliance

Banking & Reconciliations

The GST accountant course covers several key topics related to banking and reconciliations, including:

1. Bank reconciliations.

2. Bank transactions recording

3. Bank charges and fees

4. Electronic funds transfer (EFT)

5. GST compliance

Accounts Receivables & Payables

The GST accountant course covers several key topics related to AR and AP, including:

  1. AR management

  2. AP management

  3. Credit management

  4. GST compliance

  5. Accounting software