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Let’s learn purchase order in Tally ERP 9.Purchase order is a document issued by the buyer to the seller informing or placing his order . It is popularly abbreviated as PO.Normally a PO contains the following information to communicate with seller for better order processing.
- date and PO Number
- Name & address of the vendor or supplier
- Shipping & delivery address
- No of quantity required.
- Unit price and total.
- Shipping Method
- Delivery date
- Other shipping terms.
In Large companies PO is issued by Store Keeper when a raw material or a products reaches re-order lever.
Activate Purchase order process in Tally ERP 9
To activate PO go to
Gateway of Tally>F11 Features >F2 Inventory features.
Purchase order Example.
Before preparing a PO it is advisable to get a quotation from the suppliers in order to know the price.While preparing a PO it is essential that you should enter the rate of each item.
We need the following Ledgers & stock items .
- Ledger: RC Electricals – Under Sundry creditors
- Stock item: Electric Iron, Electric Stove, Electric Toaster
How to enter Purchase order in Tally ERP 9
To Enter PO in Tally ERP 9 go to
Gateway of Tally>OrdEr Vouchers
In order Vouchers Click on Purchase Order button. OR use shortcut key Alt + F4. Now you are in PO Voucher. The same vouchers can be accessed through following way also
Gateway of Tally > Inventory Vouchers > Ctrl+F2 > F4: Purc. Order
The PO Voucher look like this.
Let’s enter the above example in the PO Voucher.
- Change the date of Voucher using F2 Function Key or Click on Date button.
- Party A/c Name: Select the Suppliers name from the list.In our case RC electrical,Press enter .
Suppliers Details screen will appear.Enter all information
- Order No: Enter the PO Number if any other than voucher number.
- Purchase Ledger: Select the purchase ledger where you are going to account after delivery.
- Name of Item: Select the name of stock item to be ordered,Here first item is electric Iron.
Item allocation for the particular stock item will appear.Enter the
Due date: When the item is required to be delivered. Suppose in 1000 nos Electic iron 500 nos required on 02-07-2016 and balance 500 nos on 31-07-2016 then enter the details as follows.
Enter Quantity ,Rate in the respective columns.
Save by pressing enter key.
Enter other two products also in the voucher as required.The screen will look like this.
Press enter to accept and save the PO voucher in Tally.
How to print
Access voucher in alteration mode.You can access PO vouchers through.
Display>Inventory Books>Purchase Order Book.
Select the PO you want to print. At the top of the voucher you will see a print button.Or hit Alt + P in your key board.
The print dialogue box will appear, you can select printer, preview ,No of copies to be printed ,Print format using the button provided at the right side of the screen.
Click on Yes or press enter to print.
How to Export
You can export PO in PDF ,JPEG,EXCEL,HTML,XML & ASCII Formats. to do this click on export button right after the print button.Voucher export screen appear.Press back space to select the format,export location, page size etc
Select required options and press enter. The voucher will have exported in the location specified.
The exported PO in jpeg look like below.