Implementation of Investment Accounting in Tally ERP 9

As you know in tally we don’t have an inbuilt feature that could be used to maintain the share transactions. Most of the traders depend upon boring spreadsheets or the statements issued by the brokers for computing capital gains. But tally or excel is like a plain paper you can draw out anything on it.

Similarly, stumbled upon this idea of using the inventory feature in tally for maintaining the stock transactions. 
We fell it is good for accounting. Here is what you have to do.


Make sure that ‘accounts with inventory’ is selected.
In case you already have created a company use alter [F3] feature on gateway of tally to alter.

a) Creating broker’s account: Here we will create a broker account, We can create this account either as a ‘Sundry Debtor’ or as a ‘Sundry Creditor’. Here I am creating it as a sundry creditor.

a) Similarly create “Sale of shares account” under “Sales Account” & “Purchase of Shares Account” under “Purchases Account”
b) Create “Brokerage & Other Charges Account” under “Direct Expenses”
c) Create “Bank Account” for payment/receipt of money to the broker.

Once the ledgers are done we will have to create the inventory masters.
a) First step in creating inventory masters is creating unit of measure i.e. Nos. The navigation path is as follows ‘Inventory Info.’ > ’Stock Items’ > ‘Units of Measure’ >’Create’
b) On creating Unit of Measure we can start creating Stock Items. 
The navigation path is as follows ‘Inventory Info >’Stock Items’ > ’Create’
You can similarly create any number of shares. Once creation of masters is done we can start passing the transactions.

a) To start with we will pass a purchase voucher
b) Next we will pass the sales voucher
c) This is how your Profit & Loss Account will look like

The gross profit discloses the capital gains one has earned.
This is only for the basic understanding of the readers.


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