How to Configure and Print Cheques in TallyPrime: 3 Easy Steps

Here’s a guide on configuring and printing cheques in TallyPrime:

1. Enable Cheque Printing Feature:

2. Set Up Cheque Printing for Bank Ledgers:

  • Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounts Info. > Ledgers > Alter.
  • Select the bank ledger for which you want to enable cheque printing.
  • Press Alt+G (Go To) > Alter Master > type or select Ledger > and press Enter.
  • Alternatively, Gateway of Tally > Alter > type or select Ledger > and press Enter.
  • In the Ledger Creation/Alteration screen, press F12 (Configure).
  • Enable Set cheque printing configuration?.
  • Select the appropriate Bank Name from the list.
  • Optionally, customize the cheque dimensions and other settings.
  • Press Ctrl+A to accept the changes.

3. Print Cheques from Payment Vouchers:

  • Create a payment voucher for the cheque payment:
    • Go to Gateway of Tally > Vouchers > F5 (Payment).
    • Enter the payment details, including the bank ledger, payee, and amount.
  • Access the Cheque Printing screen:
    • Press Alt+P (Print) > C: Cheque Printing.
    • Alternatively, Gateway of Tally > Banking > Cheque Printing.
  • Select the relevant bank ledger from the List of Bank Ledgers.
  • TallyPrime will display a list of pending cheque payments for that bank ledger.
  • Select the cheque(s) you want to print.
  • Customize the cheque printing layout and settings if needed (using F12: Configure).
  • Preview the cheque(s) before printing.
  • Press P (Print) to print the cheques.

Additional Tips while Configuring & Printing Cheques in TallyPrime:

  • TallyPrime comes with pre-defined cheque formats for several banks.
  • You can create custom cheque formats using Tally.ERP 9 Report Designer (if needed).
  • Ensure your printer is properly configured and loaded with cheque paper.
  • Use the Cheque Printing Report to view a list of printed cheques and their status.


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