Comparison between Tally ERP 9 and Tally Prime

Over the span of 30 years, Tally Solution has released various versions of Tally and each new version brought about some major enhancements/improvements which included Inventory management system, multi-location business system, statutory, payroll, Tally for GST etc.

With the deep rooted purpose to delight customers and deliver cutting edge product that would transform business operations by bringing greater efficiency and flexibility, Tally Solutions introduced Tally Prime with complete new look and feel yet familiar to Tally.ERP 9. Tally Prime will now empower business owners, Chartered accountants, Accountants and other Tally Users to seamlessly manage their work and make every day simple.

Given below are comparison or difference of Tally features in Tally.ERP 9 and Tally Prime. The comparison will help you to seamlessly navigate through Tally Prime while checking the features in your current Tally.ERP 9.

Note: You can simultaneously run Tally.ERP 9 and Tally Prime in your current License.

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Access Tally Data

To Access the company data we need to specifying the data path

Access company data from any path or Drive or remote company and view the data status like Migration Required or Data Corrupted

The Look of the Software

Multi-Tasking in Tally

Multi Tasking can be done by opening multiple Tally.ERP 9 Instances

Multi Tasking can be done by in one Tally Prime Instance. Just check the Opened Reports in Go To Feature

Chart of Accounts

In Tally.ERP 9 user had to make minimum 3 clicks to open each of these.

In Gateway of Tally > Display > List of Accounts.

Option of ‘Chart of Accounts’ this allows you to access all your masters including groups, ledgers, voucher types, cost centre etc. can be accessed from one screen.

Supplementary Details

In Tally.ERP 9, fill the required details and pass through complete Supplementary details

Add few details which are needed most of the times as ‘Permanent details’ in ‘configuration’ and get only those details in Supplementary details.

Copy/Paste in Tally

Shortcut Keys Used to Copy and Paste in Tally.ERP 9

Global Keys used to Copy and Paste in Tally Prime

Change Voucher Mode

In Tally.ERP 9 these options were available in 3 different places and hence navigation is now easier.

In sales voucher or any other voucher, the Change Mode gives you 3 options namely - Item Invoice, Accounting invoice and As invoice.

Printing Invoice in Tally

In Tally.ERP 9, when a user prints invoices with multiple items the invoices gets printed in multiple pages as unused blank space occupies the page which is not needed.

In Tally Prime, you can ‘optimise printing to save paper’. This feature will reduce your 6-page invoice to a 2-page invoice, thus saving your printing costs, paper costs and other costs.

Update details in Transaction

In Tally.ERP 9, You need to pass through all items to update the details in specific item.

Use ‘More Details’ in Transaction and update details of specific item seamlessly