Most common and easiest transaction recording in tally.erp 9 is the Journal entry. Journal entry in tally.erp 9 also consist of debit and credit note.
In Tally all Transactions are accounted by selecting a properly voucher
01 Payment voucher for payment made by cash/cheque (F5)
02 Receipts Voucher for all receipts in cash/cheque (F6)
03 Journal Voucher for transaction which does not involve cash/bank)(F7)
04 Sales Voucher for Credit Sales (F8)
05 Purchase Vouchers for Credit Purchases (F9)
So, here we will see how the entries are made in Tally through journal ?
Suppose an enterprise bought stationery items of worth of Rs. 4500 from M/s. XYZ stationery mart on credit basis.
Then go to voucher entry, press F7 select the date of invoice
Then Dr. Stationery & Printing Expenses account for Rs. 4500
and Credit XYZ Stationery Mart for Rs.4500
In narration please mention the items purchased in brief, e.g. bill no. short description of item etc.
and press enter
you have completed the journal entry.
In the above example if the above purchases was done on cash/bank payment then the same entry to be done through payment voucher(F5)
In other words all vouchers which does not include cash/bank payments or receipts and sales-purchase have to be accounted through the journal vouchers.