So far we have completed Group creation, display and altering. Now let’s learn how to delete a group in tally.

Before deleting you must understand when a groups can be deleted

  • You cannot delete any Primary or default Group in tally
  • You cannot delete any group under which a sub group exists.
  • You cannot delete a group under which a ledger exists

The below chart will gives you a clear idea


Delete groups in tally?

Group Delete function can be done Only in Single Group Alteration Screen and cannot be done at multiple group alteration screens.

Go to

Accounts info>>Groups>>Alter

Select Alter under Single group


Press “Enter” button to select the group to delete


Select he group to be deleted,

Press “Alt+D” to delete the group. Or you can use Delete Button at the bottom of the Screen

Tally will ask a confirmation to delete.

The screen will look like this.


Press Enter Key or Press Y from Keyboard to delete. The selected group will have deleted.