Archive for category Sage 50 / Peachtree Tips

Fix an Invisible Sage 50 Window

If you have ever tried to open a task in Sage 50/Peachtree and it showed up on the Windows task bar but no window ever appeared, don’t worry. You can usually solve the problem with a few simple keyboard commands.

Fixing the payroll error “Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation”

In Sage 50/Peachtree the error “Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation” means that there is a problem in the user-maintained tax table. It may mean that the file was damaged. But if the error appeared after a tax update was installed there is another likely explanation.

Printing Envelopes From Sage 50/Peachtree

If you ever print envelopes to mail to your customers, vendors, or employees, you can save time by setting up a custom form in Sage 50-US Edition. Then you’ll be able to print an envelope with just a few clicks, instead of retyping or copying and pasting names and addresses.

Receiving Inventory In Sage 50/Peachtree Without an Invoice

The “Waiting on Bill” option in Sage 50/Peachtree allows you receive inventory before you have an invoice for it. This tip explains how and why you should use it, as well as how to work around some of its shortcomings.

Negative Inventory, Cost of Goods Sold, and SysCost Adjustments in Sage 50 / Peachtree

Sage 50 will let you sell more inventory than you have on hand. But how does that affect inventory and cost of goods sold?

Recurring Transaction Setup

If you manually enter the same transaction every week, month etc, recurring transactions can save you time.

Pricing Formulas

Pricing formulas can make it easy to changes prices for your whole inventory.

Using Price Levels in Sage 50 US Edition (formerly Peachtree)

Easily assign different prices to different groups of customers using price levels.

Creating an Annual Financial Forecast

Learn how to combine budget and actual data using a custom income statement to make a year-end projection.

Why Does The Word “Duplicate” Print On My Checks And Invoices?

Do you ever see the word “Duplicate” printed in the signature area of your checks or below the invoice number and date on your invoices even when you are printing them for the first time? Read this tip for two ways to solve this problem.