History of Tally ERP 9
Tally Solutions was established in the early 1980s. Mr. Bharat Goenka, the man behind Tally ERP 9 had dreamt to develop this software with advanced technologies keeping pace with time and business requirements.
Different Versions of Tally
Over the years Tally released its different versions and every new version brought about some basic improvements. Let’s get acquainted with each version of Tally Software.
Below is a brief summary of how Tally evolved over each preceding versions to the present Tally ERP 9 and become the most popular and widely used ERP software today globally for small businesses.
Tally released this version in 1990 wherein it supported only Basic Accounting essential of small businesses. This version required some limited commands for the software to be operated. This version only ran on Microsoft DOS and was unable to run in Windows OS.
Tally 3.12: Established in 1991, this version of Tally focused on the basics of accounting somewhat similar to version 3.0.
1992 was the year for version 4 of Tally. Like its that has been followed , it also supported DOS based accounting as it could not be run on windows operating system
Tally released this version in 1994 which ran on MS-DOS and point of on financial accounting system. This version directing on accounting activities such as Ledgers Classification Vouchers Entry. It offered simple financial reports and scrutiny of debtors and creditors in the business.
The year was 1996 when Tally released its upgraded version to Tally 4.5 working on Windows operating system. This version consist of inventory modules which involved report inventory, structure invoicing and integrating accounting and inventory records.
This version released in 1996 was an increase module over its earlier 5.0 version. It had the capacity of bring of data facility with the help of which it was able to convert latest data formats into the current data format.
Released in 2001, this version was an part of enterprise systems wherein it communicate with other system through Open Data Base Connectivity.
This version released a a period of ten years. ago in 2005. It’s an integrated enterprise system which provides different types of taxes such as TDS, VAT & TCS along with Service Tax modules
Released in 2006, this version is a software that hold up multi languages. It supports 10 languages.
Released in 2006, this is an increase version over the earlier 8.1. It supports 13 languages, support foreign ones and also includes Payroll, POS (Point of Sales).
Tally ERP 9:
This is the update version released in 2009 which is a complete business solution. This version offers various features such as remote access, much commanding data security, tally.net and several more.