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Sage 50 Audit Trail Report – Answering Who, What, & When

Have you ever wished you had a way to find out when a transaction was entered into Sage 50 or who entered it? How about a way to find out if something was changed or deleted? Well that’s exactly what the Audit Trail Report is for. To find the report, go to the Reports & […]

Excluding Credit/Debit Card Payments From 1099-MISC in Sage 50

As if the rules for 1099 reporting weren’t confusing enough, a few years ago the rules changed so that in addition to who you paid, how much you paid, and what it was for affecting whether or not you need to issue a 1099-MISC, now it also matters how the money was paid. Because the […]

Using Webmail with Sage 50

Until last month when Sage released the 2017.1 update to Sage 50, sending invoices or other forms and reports by email required you to have a MAPI compliant email program such as Outlook or Thunderbird installed on your computer. If you wanted to send email using a web based email client, such as Gmail or […]

Sage 50c vs Sage 50 – The Straight Answers

I’ve heard from many Sage 50 users confused by the calls they get from Sage sales reps trying to get them to switch to Sage 50c. The first thing you need to know is that you do NOT have to switch if you don’t want to. Here’s my summary of the differences so you can […]

How to fix “Sage 50 accounting has stopped working” after installing 2017.1 update

Some people have experienced a problem running Sage 50 after installing the 2017.1 update. In the cases I’ve run across, Sage 50 opened without a problem after the installation finished. But the next time they try to launch Sage 50 they get the error “Sage 50 Accounting has stopped working.” All I’ve been able to […]

Sage 50 2017.1 New Features

On November 16, 2016, Sage 50 U.S. released the 2017.1 update to Sage 50. Sage is following through with their plan to provide additional cloud and mobility features in the Sage 50c (subscription) variant of the product, differentiating it from the traditionally licensed Sage 50. For some users, the additional features could make it worth […]

Have Peachtree Create Purchase Orders For You.

To save you time, Peachtree can create purchase orders for you, either to fill specific sales orders, or to replenish low inventory.

Bug in Sage 50 2017 Customer Notifications

IF YOU USE THE “ALWAYS NOTIFY” FEATURE FOR CUSTOMERS, DO NOT UPGRADE TO VERSION 2017 YET! If you have been waiting to upgrade to version 2017 of Sage 50, you may want to wait a little longer. In my Sept 2016 newsletter I said that I hadn’t found any significant problems in Sage 50 2017 […]

Design an Income Statement with both YTD Budget and Annual Budget in Sage 50

Recently I came across this question from a Sage 50 user: I’d like to add a full year budget column to the standard Income/Budget Statement so my board can keep their eyes on the end-of-year goal. ┬áCan you tell me how to add that column using the design tool within Reports & Forms? When I […]

What To Do When Your Sage 50 2017 Installation Freezes

Most of the Sage 50 version 2017 upgrades I’ve installed have gone smoothly. But on a few PCs it froze up on “Step 1 of 3, Installing Pervasive” so I thought I’d pass along this tip for how to resolve this problem. W3dbsmgr.exe is the database service manager for Pervasive, the database engine that Sage […]