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Opening Balance of Purchase Tax (VAT)

You can create a journal voucher to account for the opening balance of purchase tax for Karnataka VAT.

1. Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounting Vouchers > F7: Journal .

Note: You can create a journal voucher from Gateway of Tally > Display > Statutory Reports > VAT > select the VAT form.

2. Click J : Stat Adjustment to enable the required options in Stat Adjustment Details screen.

In the Stat Adjustment Details screen,

o Select the option VAT in the Type of duty/tax field.

o Select the option Opening Balance of Purchase Tax in the Nature of adjustment field.

o Press Enter to save and return to the voucher screen.

3. Debit the VAT ledger.

o Enter the Rate and Assessable Value in the VAT Details screen.

o Press Enter to return to voucher screen.

4. Credit the ledger grouped under Current Assets .

5. Enter Narration , if required. The journal voucher appears as shown below:

6. Press Enter to save.