The product will be free for existing customers provided they have a valid subscription. This means that over 5 lakh businesses in India will be GST ready at no cost. For new users, the cost will be INR 18,000+applicable taxes for a single user edition and INR 54,000+applicable taxes for an unlimited multi-user edition (same as current rates).
The company will now work towards making adoption of its GST ready software simple and easy. They will organize “Upgrade your Tally” camps across the country, facilitate remote upgrade through their extensive 20,000+ partner network, and will also publish simple DIY documents to promote self-service on their site www.tallysolutions.com/gst .Tally is already working on a fully connected GST solution in conjunction with GSTN, which will further simplify the lives of business people.
Speaking at the event, Bharat Goenka, Managing Director, Tally Solutions, said, “There are around 4-5 million GST registered companies whomaintain their books of accounts on Tally. We understand that all of them and other businesses in the country are anxious and concerned about the implications of this revolutionary tax regime. We are, therefore, shouldering the responsibility to make the impending transition smooth and easy for them. Tally.ERP 9 Release 6 is our first offering for businesses which will solve their immediate requirements. As laws and procedures mature, and GSTN makes their APIs available, we will continue to deliver solutions which will make GST compliance simple and convenient for them. We are committed to walking the GST journey with businesses in the country and supporting them every step of the way.”