1. New Features in Tally 9
Tally 9 – The World’s Most Powerful Concurrent Multi-lingual Integrated Business
Accounting Software is now enhanced with major new capabilities like Tally Payroll, Service
Tax for Malaysia, Sales Tax for Malaysia, VAT for Indonesia and POS invoicing besides
numerous minor functional improvements in the product.
 Introducing Tally Payroll for Users in India
 Multilingual Support
 Statutory and Taxation
Introducing Tally Payroll for Users in India
Indian users of Tally can now use the enhanced Payroll. It integrates with Accounting, to
simplify Payroll processing and accounting and can be modified to suit the requirements of
various types of organizations.
You can now align, automate and configure simple to complex payroll processes, Payslip
Printing, Salary/wage, Attendance, Leave/Overtime Registers, Gratuity and Expat
Reports. You can also configure Payroll Data with cost centre reports for business analysis.
The enhanced Payroll in Tally 9 is now simple and allows you to generate a Payslip in four easy
In addition to the several Indian languages, Tally 9 now provides an interface in Bahasa Melayu
and Bahasa Indonesia.
Statutory and Taxation
Tally 9 now provides you with compliance of VAT for different states in India. It also provides
you Sales Tax for Malaysia, Service Tax for Malaysia and VAT for Indonesia.
VAT for Indonesia in Tally is simple and easy to use with in-built classifications for easy
voucher entry. It tracks all VAT enabled transactions and computes them automatically.
Transactions can be recorded in foreign currency.
2. Tally allows the generation of both simple and standard invoices as well VAT return forms in
government prescribed formats.
Sales Tax for Malaysia
Tally provides you with complete and accurate tracking of Sales Tax entries for Malaysia. It
calculates the Sales Tax paid on each transaction and offers you the flexibility to track part
payments received and adjust them with the expenses incurred.
The information collated using Tally can be printed in the government prescribed format.
Service Tax for Malaysia
Tally provides you with a complete tracking of sales transactions for Malaysia compliant Service
Tax. Its Fast and Error free voucher entry enables easy calculation of Service Tax to be paid on
each transaction. Tally offers you the flexibility to track the part payments received and adjust
them with the expenses incurred.
Tally also tracks Service Tax which is unpaid for more than a year and generates reports in the
government prescribed format.
Major Enhancements in Tally 9
Statutory Compliance for
Users who have upgraded from Tally 8.1 to Tally 9, have to select the country from the List of
Countries at the Statutory compliance for field to enable the statutory features of the required
country in Tally 9.
Go to Gateway of Tally > Cmp Info (Alt + F3) > Alter
Using TCPs migrated to Tally 8.1 in Tally 9
If you work on Tally 9 with TCPs migrated from Tally 7.2 to Tally 8.1, Tally 9 will rewrite the
format of the TCP and will create a backup file for the TCP with an extension .BAK.
For example, the Emp.tcp migrated to Tally 8.1 will appear as Emp9.tcp and when the same is
loaded on Tally 9, the backup file created will appear as Emp9.tcp.BAK.
You can use the TCP in Tally 8.1 by removing the extension .BAK.
Budgets in Tally 9
Budgets created for different periods in Tally 8.1 are clubbed in the First budget period itself
after migration of Tally 8.1 data to Tally 9. Hence, it is advised that users manually recreate the
budget in Tally 9 after migration to avoid possible loss of data.
3. Minor Enhancements in Tally 9
Display of TDS Bifurcations
The TDS bifurcations are displayed accurately when you book expenses for amounts in crores.
Display of Bank Reconciliation Date in Form 16A
Form 16A now displays the Bank reconciliation date
Gridlines in Printed Price List
When printed, all pages of the Price list will appear with Gridlines.
Simultaneous Entry of Purchase Invoices in a Multi User Environment
You can enter purchase invoices simultaneously on different systems in a Multi User
Cost Centres with Scenario
Scenarios can be viewed in the Cost Centre Break up report.
Pass a reversing Journal for a Cost Centre. Create a scenario and include the reversing journal.
Go to Gateway of Tally > Display > Statement of Accounts > Cost centres > Cost Centre
Select the cost centre from the list and press Alt + C (new column). Select the Type of Value
(Scenario) and set Show variance to Yes to view details of its variance.
Stock Item with different rates in Invoice
When a stock item is repeated in an order with different additional rates and values and
additional descriptions, the invoice displays them individually in separate lines.
Negative Quantity Warning
During invoice entry, the negative quantity warning is provided not just on the total closing
quantity of an item but also on the quantity of a selected batch of that item.
Exclusion of Groups for Payment and Receipt Vouchers
4. While creating a class for Payment/Receipt Vouchers, you can exclude groups under the section
Exclude these Groups to prevent them from appearing during Voucher Entry.
Sundry Debtors and Sundry Creditors are not included in the Exclude list.
Report Title in Multi-Account Printing
To display Group Name as a report title when using the Multi Account printing option:
Go to Gateway of Tally > Multi Account printing > Account Books > Ledger > Group of
Select the required Group.
Display of Credit Days
While passing a Purchase entry in voucher mode, the number of credit days specified in due date
displays in the Voucher under credit days.
Altering Single Groups in Multi Group Alteration Mode
You can alter a Single Group in Multi Group alteration mode.
Altering a Forex Purchase Transaction
When altering a Purchase invoice of a Forex transaction with Use Common Ledger A/c for
Item Allocation set to Yes in F12: Configure, the item allocation sub screen retains the
Display of Surcharge in Credit Note
The Surcharge paid on TCS is accurately displayed in the Credit Note.
Period-wise VAT Forms
Enhanced memory makes it possible to open VAT Forms for any period, including the fourth
Order of Ledgers in Purchase Invoice
Set Use Common Ledger A/c for Item Allocation and Accept Supplementary Details to Yes
in F12: Configure to retain the order of additional ledgers entered in a purchase invoice even
when you are in the alteration mode.
Invoice for Sales Orders with Additional Ledgers
5. Set Use Common Ledger A/c for Item Allocation to Yes in F12: Configure to enter a sales
invoice for a sales order with additional ledgers.
All Purchase vouchers with/without VAT selected or a Purchase Voucher type with Print after
Saving Voucher set to Yes are error-free after they are saved.
At the time of Sales/Purchase invoice entry, you can track Sales/Purchase orders with different
delivery dates if you have raised a delivery/receipt note with all details entered.
Interest on Loans to Sundry Debtors/Creditors
Interest received on loan given to Sundry Debtors or Creditors is accounted with a Debit Note
using a Voucher Class. The previous bill wise references are displayed to enable you to enter a
new interest reference. The Interest Receivable report displays only the pending interest
receivable and not the ones for which Debit Notes have been raised.
Period in TR-6 Challan
Tally 9 provides you the option of specifying the period for Service Tax payable which is
captured in the TR-6 Challan.
Setting Off Excise Duty Credit against Service Tax Payable
Tally 9 allows you to set off Excise duty credit against Service tax payable. This excise duty
credit can be availed for inputs as well as for capital goods.
Display of Date of Deposit/Payment in Form 16A
After TDS Reconciliation in Tally 9, the date of Deposit/Payment is appropriately displayed in
the TDS Form 16A.
Inclusion of New ST3 Form
Tally 9 includes the new ST3 Form of Service Tax.
TCS Surcharge Rounding Off
The TCS surcharge rounding off is accurately displayed in Tally 9
Printing Cheques in foreign currency
6. Tally 9 allows you to print a cheque in a foreign currency for a bank created using that foreign
Go to F12: Configuration > Printing > Payment Voucher. Set Print Foreign Currency
Symbol to Yes.
Import of Statutory Masters
The speed at which Statutory Masters can be imported has been greatly enhanced.
Display of VAT Computation Report
The VAT computation report is now displayed at a greatly enhanced speed.
Display of VAT Return report
The VAT Return report is now displayed at a greatly enhanced speed.
Export of E-TDS report
The E-TDS report can be exported at a greatly enhanced speed.