Recording Local Purchase (within State) under GST in Tally.ERP9

Once you activate GST in your company, you can record the purchase of goods and services that attract GST using a purchase voucher. Ensure that you provide unique voucher numbers for your purchase vouchers, and use a new series of voucher numbering.

A.         Local purchase

B.         Interstate purchase

A.      Local Purchase

The purchase of goods or services from a supplier in the same state attracts central tax and state tax.

Method-1 : To Record a Local Purchase Transaction

[ Using Common Ledger Account for all items with same Tax Rate]

During Purchase  Voucher (F9) Entry Press F12 and Set YES as below :


As per our Practical Example No. 1

Purchase from Raj Infotech, 5 CDs of Antivirus Software @ Rs. 800 each, with Input GST rate @ 18%. i.e. Rs.. 720 -  [ CGST (9%) Rs.360 and SGST (9%) Rs.360 ]

1.         Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounting Vouchers > F9: Purchase.


Supplier invoice no.: Displays the sales invoice no. of the supplying party.

Date: Displays the date on which the sales invoice was passed by the supplier.

2.          In Party A/c name, select the supplier's ledger or the cash ledger.

3.          Select the Purchase Ledger applicable for local taxable purchases.

4.         Select the required Items, and specify the Quantities and Rates.

5.          Select the central and state tax ledgers. As above.

You can view the tax details by clicking A: Tax Analysis. Click F1: Detailed to view the tax break-up.


As per our Practical Example No. 2

Purchase from Microtek India Ltd. , 10 Monitors @  Rs. 4000 each, with Input GST @ 28% i.e. Rs.11,200 – [ CGST (14%) Rs.5600 and SGST (14%) Rs. 5600. ]


Method-2 : To Record a Local Purchase Transaction

[  Without Using Common Ledger Account for all items due to Different Tax Rate ]

During Purchase  Voucher (F9) Entry Press F12 and Set No as below :


Examples :

Cash Purchase of  5 CDs of Antivirus Software @ Rs. 800 each , with Input GST rate @ 18%. & 2 Mi-Note 4 Mobiles @ Rs. 10,000 each with Input GST 12%

The Purchase Invoice will be entered as below with GST Analysis..

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