Memo (Memorandum) Voucher in TallyPrime Accounting Software

This is a non-accounting voucher and the entries made using it will not affect your accounts. That is, TallyPrime does not post these entries to ledgers but stores them in a separate Memorandum Register.

Some uses for Memo Vouchers

Making suspense payments

For example, the company gives an employee cash to buy office supplies, the exact nature and cost of which are unknown. You could enter a voucher for the petty cash advance, a voucher to record the actual expenditure details when they are known, and another voucher to record the return of surplus cash.

However, a simpler way is to enter a Memo voucher when the cash is advanced, and then turn it into a Payment voucher for the actual amount spent, when known.

For example :     the Company pays its employee ₹. 1000 as petty cash advance for Office Expenses.

The following entry has to be passed. :

To use Memorandum voucher,

1.         Gateway of Tally > Vouchers > press F10 (Other vouchers) > type or select Memorandum Voucher.

Alternatively Alt+G (Go to) > Create Vouchers > press F10 (Other vouchers) > type or select Memorandum Voucher.

In case the voucher is inactive, you will be prompted to activate the Memorandum voucher type. Select Yes or press Yes to proceed.

2.            Debit Printing & Stationery Account.

3.            Credit Cash Account.


Vouchers not verified at the time of entry

It sometimes happens that you do not understand the details of a voucher you are entering. Enter it as a Memo voucher and amend it when you get the details.

Items given on approval

You will normally only enter completed sales into the books. Suppose items are given “on approval”. You can track them with a Memo voucher and convert it into a proper Sales voucher, or delete the memo voucher, depending on the outcome.

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View all Memorandum Voucher Register

1.         Gateway of Tally > Display More Reports > Exception Reports > Memorandum Register.

Alternatively, press Alt+(Go To) > type or select Memorandum Register > and press Enter.


Note : You can also View Memorandum Voucher from the Day Book as well.

You can alter and convert a Memo voucher into a regular voucher when you decide to bring the entry into your books. Use Scenarios to see the effect of Memo entries on reports and statements.

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