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Recording a Journal Entry

Journal Vouchers are used to adjust the debit and credit amounts without involving the cash or bank accounts. Hence, they are referred to as adjustment entries.

Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounting Vouchers.

Click on F7: Journal on the Button Bar or press F7 .

For example, there may be entries made for interest accrued or interest due. If you have to receive Interest from a party, the same can be entered using Journal Voucher.

Debit the Party.

Credit the Interest Receivable Account.

The Journal entry is displayed as shown:

Special Keys for Voucher Narration Field

ALT+R: Recalls the Last narration saved for the first ledger in the voucher, irrespective of the voucher type.

CTRL+R: Recalls the Last narration saved for a specific voucher type, irrespective of the ledger.

See also

Allowing Cash Accounts in Journals