There are normally 6 types of entries or vouchers in tally

  1. Purchase
  2. Sales
  3. Receipt
  4. Payment
  5. Contra
  6. Journal

 

We have to Select Correct type of voucher/Entry Only then we can pass the entry .

Hence We should know what type of voucher to be selected

 

Following list will help you out in it

 

 

TYPE OF ENTRY

 

EXAMPLES

Purchase

 

Entries having Purchase A/c Debited like

Purchase A/c Dr

           To Party

 

Purchase A/c Dr

           To Cash

Sales

Entries having Sales Account Credited like

Party Dr

          To Sales

 

Cash Dr

            To Sales 

Receipt

When Cash or bank is Debited like

Bank Dr

         To Party

Cash Dr

       To Party

Payment

When Cash or bank is Credited like

Party Dr

          To Bank

Party Dr

            To Cash 

Contra

When both Cash and bank are Debited and Credited like

Bank Dr

        To Cash

Cash Dr

         To Bank

Bank 1 Dr

             To Bank 2 

Journal

When there are no Purchase/Sales/Bank/Cash

like

Exp Dr

      To Party 

Asset Dr

      To Income

 Party Dr

     To Income

Etc

 

Shortcuts to Select Type of Entries is on Right of Screen

TYPE OF ENTRY SHORTCUTS
PURCHASE F9
SALES F8
RECEIPT F6
PAYMENT F5
CONTRA F4
JOURNAL F7

 

QUESTION

1.Goods purchased for Rs 10000 from A Ltd,amount paid by cheque

Entries

Purchase A/c Dr

        To A

A

  To Bank

What type of Voucher Entry?

View Answer

 

2 Stationary purchased from B Ltd Rs 2000.Amount paid by cash

Stationary Expense A/c Dr

        To B

 B Dr

  To Cash

What type of Voucher Entry? 

View Answer

 

3. Cash withdrawn through Bank ATM

Cash Dr

   To Bank

What type of Voucher Entry? 

View Answer

 

4. Sales to Z Ltd Rs 50000,amount received by cheque

Z Dr

  To Sales

 

Bank Dr

     To Z

What type of Voucher Entry?

View Answer

 

5. Cash Sales Rs 5000

Cash Dr

    To Sales

What type of Voucher Entry?

View Answer
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