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Dealing With Uncleared Checks From Prior Years in Sage 50

This month’s tip is a request from a reader. Ginny wanted me to address “How to write off uncashed checks from prior years and how to handle re-issuing an uncashed check from prior years.” Even though the same principals apply in all three cases, the exact steps will vary depending on whether the check paid […]

Recording an NSF Check From a Customer in Sage 50

Hopefully this is a tip you won’t need very often but when a customer does bounce a check, at least there’s any easy way to account for it in Sage 50. It’s basically just two steps: First invoice the customer for the NSF check charge. Second, record a negative cash receipt in the amount of […]

Sage 50 Won’t Open After July 2018 Windows 10 Update

A few months ago Microsoft released an update to Windows 10 that caused Sage 50 to crash. But you could work around it by setting Sage 50 to run in compatibility mode. Now Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 update that is causing Sage 50 to fail to open when it is set to […]

What’s New in Sage 50 US 2019

I just received my copy of the new release of Sage 50 and have been looking it over. So whether you call it Sage 50 US Edition, Sage 50c, or Sage 50cloud, Here is my summary of what’s new in Sage 50 2019. Expanded Sales Order Drop-down Menu in Sales/Invoicing Window – When choosing a […]

Put Your Company Logo On Forms

Adding your company logo to your forms takes just a few minutes. It is an easy way to make your forms more professional looking and more noticeable.

Customize the Sage 50 Shortcut List for Quick Access to Frequently Used Features

The shortcuts that are on the left side of Sage 50’s main window were introduced with version 2007. But because we are all creatures of habit, they are still overlooked by many users.  These shortcuts provide one click access whatever tasks/features you choose. By default the list of shortcuts includes: Sales Invoice Receive Money from […]

Modify Sage 50Transaction Screen With the Layout Button

Are you tired of having to skip over fields that you never use when entering invoice or other transactions? The Layout button can streamline data entry by letting you hide fields in the Quotes, Sales Orders, Sales/Invoicing, Purchase Order, and Purchases/Receive Inventory (aka Enter Bills) screens. In any of the windows I just listed, you’ll […]

Sage 50 2018.2 New Features

Sage recently released the 2018.2 update for Sage 50 US Edition. They continue to emphasize adding cloud based features for Sage 50c (AKA Sage50cloud) subscribers. But there are a couple of significant updates that will affect those on traditional plans too. Windows 10 Stability Improvements – The Windows 10 update referred to as the Fall […]

Customizing Default Email Text in Sage 50

Do you email invoices, quotes, purchase orders, or other forms out of Sage 50? Have you ever wished you could change the standard text that Sage 50 puts in those emails? We’ll you can, and it’s really easy to do. Open the Maintain menu and choose Email Setup. In the Email Setup window select a […]

Introducing Sage 50cloud

As part of Sage’s new Sage Business Cloud initiative, Sage has announced Sage50cloud. Here are some common questions and answers about this exciting new development: Q: Is Sage 50 now being offered as a cloud product? A: No. Q: Is Sage 50cloud just the new name for Sage 50c? A: Yes. Q: If it’s still […]