How to Record Exempt GST Sales in TallyPrime: 6 Easy Steps

Recording exempt GST sales in TallyPrime involves similar steps to recording nil-rated sales, but with slight differences.

Here’s a detailed guide:

1. Configure Stock Items:

2. Create a Sales Voucher:

3. Enter Basic Information:

  • Date: Enter the date of the sale.
  • Party A/c Name: Select the customer’s ledger account.
  • Reference No.: (Optional) Provide an internal reference number for the transaction.

4. Add Sale Items:

  • Select the sales ledgers corresponding to the exempt items sold.
  • Enter the quantities and rates for each item.

5. Set Tax Details:

  • Click Enter to access tax details.
  • Enable Enable Tax Details.
  • Nature of Transaction: Choose the appropriate type based on the sale (Goods, Services, etc.).
  • Place of Supply: Indicate if applicable for interstate transactions.
  • HSN/SAC codes: Add relevant codes (mandatory for some industries).
  • Tax Details:
    • Set Taxability to Exempt.
    • This prevents any CGST, SGST/UTGST, or IGST calculations, reflecting a nil tax value.

Crucial Distinction:

  • Unlike nil-rated sales, exempt sales may still appear in your GSTR-1 report under the “Exempt” column instead of being completely omitted.

6. Save and Print:

  • Press Ctrl+A to save the sales voucher.
  • Go to Gateway of Tally > Display > Vouchers > Sales Register.
  • Select the saved voucher and press Alt+P to print.

Additional Notes while Recording GST Exempt Sales in TallyPrime:

  • Ensure your customer’s ledger account has the correct Registration Type and other relevant settings.
  • Verify exempt items don’t have tax amounts included in their stock rates.
  • Maintain proper documentation for sales invoices and supporting documents.
  • Regularly reconcile your GST returns with TallyPrime data for accuracy.

Important Tips:

  • Consult a qualified accountant for specific guidance on recording exempt sales based on your business nature and applicable GST regulations.
  • Understand the specific exemptions applicable to your industry and products to ensure accurate recording and reporting.
  • Consider using custom invoice templates in TallyPrime for professional presentation, ensuring the exempt nature is clearly mentioned.

By following these steps and incorporating the distinctions, you can effectively record exempt GST sales in TallyPrime, maintaining compliance and managing your financial data accurately.

Remember, seeking professional advice can significantly benefit your business by ensuring correct tax treatment and avoiding potential penalties.


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