How many Voucher Types in Tally

There are many voucher types during posting an entry in any accounting software. So we need to know how many voucher types in Tally.  Without knowledge of voucher types we are not able to post an entry in correct voucher type, which reflect on our accounting. 

You know very well that Tally is accounting cum inventory software which provide different accounts, inventory features which different taxation part. At present time Tally is used out of 100 countries due to its user friendly nature. You can also prepare payslips, attendance sheet and many more in the payroll report.

Tally is widely used in different countries due to its user friendly features. After reading this article you will be able to understand how many voucher types in Tally.

Voucher Types in Tally:

There are 18 vouchers already created in Tally software, which is divided into two parts:
1. Accounting Vouchers
2. Inventory Vouchers

Accounting Vouchers:

There are 10 accounting vouchers already created in Tally software. You can create, delete or modify other vouchers as per your requirement.

Inventory Vouchers:

There are by default 8 inventory vouchers are automatically created in Tally software. You can create, delete or modify other vouchers as per your requirement. You can create, display, alter or delete any voucher as per requirement in tally from Got (Gateway of Tally) -> Accounts Info / Inventory Info -> Voucher Types

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Accounting Voucher:

All entries which you made in these given accounting vouchers is effect on your current accounting of your business.

F4: Contra-> Used for cash and bank entries and also fund transfer from one bank to another.

F5: Payment ->Used for expenditure and payment to parties by cheque or cash.

F6: Receipt -> Used for income and received amount from the parties by cheque and cash.

F7: Journal -> Used for adjustable and transferable entries.

F8: Sales -> Used for sales entries and income

F9: Purchases ->Used for purchased entry and expenses.

Ctrl+F8: Credit Note -> Used for sales return entries.

Ctrl+F9: Debit Note-> Used for purchases return entries.

F10: Reverse Journal: Used for rectifying any wrong entries. (Non Accounting Voucher)

Ctrl+F10: Memo (Memorandum): Used for memorize any entry in tally. ( Non-Accounting Voucher)

Inventory Vouchers:

These vouchers are effect on inventory reports in the business. All entries which you made in these inventory vouchers are effect on your stock register.

ALT+F4: Purchases Order Voucher: Used to give purchases order to party.

ALT+F5: Sales Order Voucher: Used to received sales order from customer.

ALT+F9: Receipt Note Voucher: Used for recording goods received.

ALT+F8: Delivery Note: Used for recording goods delivered to a customer.

ALT+F6: Rejections Out: Used for records goods that are rejected and returned to a supplier.

CTRL+F6: Rejections In: Used to record goods that are rejected and returned back by the customer.

ALT+F7: Stock Journal Voucher: Used to record stock transfers from one location to another

Alt+F10: Physical Stock: Used for recording actual stock physically verified or counted

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I hope you like this Voucher Types in Tally guide from which you will be able to easily know about Voucher Types in Tally without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.


    1. Hi Roshan,

      Thanks for reading our article. Keep in touch for latest articles.

    1. Hi Mukta,

      Thanks for writing….
      If you want to know how many vouchers are entered in each voucher type then you can get the detail from statistics window. GOT > DISPLAY > STATEMENTS OF ACCOUNTS > STATISTICS.

  1. Sir accounting voucher like journal Contra Recipt Payment plz give me some transaction entries details about something 10 for each I’m very confusing during the entries, plz help me….

  2. Dear Sir! I want to know that if I made sale of Rs. 2000, I will receive cash against sale, so under which accounting voucher it comes; whether receipt voucher or sale voucher? Plz help me as soon as possible.

    1. dear saqib tufail, first of you must know whether you are selling goods ,if yes it should come under sales voucher,and if no its should come under receipt voucher

  3. I am new to use this and hence I may sound foolish but I am not able to see Order voucher caption one main tally screen where accounting and inventory voucher caption can be seen.
    So how can I enable that order voucher to generate purchase order to my vendor and can make trap on pending item via purchase order

    So basic how to enter purchase order i gone through but without this Order voucher caption I am not able to do it in my tally erp 9.

    Please guide your comment is highly appreciated.

  4. Dear Sir,

    I am Devaraj.M.Bannikatti . I would like to share my experience really so useful for student.
    Next time give me more information about tally , we are required this is my request you.

    Thank you.

    1. Dear Devaraj. M. Bannikatti,

      Thanks for writing… Keep in touch… and thanks for your suggestion….

  5. thank you dear sir my all misunderstanding has been solved
    now l am very glad
    The word will fall short to say you thank you

    1. Hi Samrintaj,

      Thanks for writing. Now, tell me clearly which kind of problem you have to face to understand any kind of voucher.I’ll definitely helps you to provide an easy way to understand these vouchers.

  6. I am thanks to this person who makes this notes.i am appreciate that person. Thanks you sir..

    1. Dear Waseem,

      Thanks for writing…. keep in touch to get better knowledge of tally.

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