Sometimes ago, I have write about inventory ledger creation and how to record inventory vouchers in tally? Recoding inventory in tally is very easy however people get confused when they have to use an alternate unit. Say sometimes item comes in 1 Nox. box which may consist 5 KG!
In such cases, we have to specify the alternate unit and by setting up an alternate unit, you can easily manage your inventory in tally in two different units.If the ratio between the default unit and the alternate remains constant, then it does not have much problem however when this ratio changes frequently, people like me get confused how to record such transaction in tally.
Let's assume an example that is one time you get 1 nos = 5 kg, then second time, you get 1 nos. = 6 kg, then how you will resolve it ? I too was not aware iyf in tally, it is possible! Thanks to Mr. Bharatbhai of Satelite Computer, Rajkot (Master Partner & TI of tally) who teach me how to resolve this issue in tally and it is so easy that I feels shame on my self that why I couldn't find such a simple solutions which is available in tally so far!
Just set up an alternate unit in your item master ledger as described below.
Say 1 Nos. = 5 kg
after setting the alt unit make the voucher entry. here if the alt unit is different then the default one which we set above then type it as 1n = 10kg and it will capture the same
Now you will get the below complete screen after setting the alt unit as described above.
you can also view the reports of default unit and alt unit in Inventory reports
Do, share your experience in inventory management in tally. If ever you learn something from others then do not shy to give proper credit to others who helped you in finding out a solutions.