Archive for category Sage 50 / Peachtree Tips

New Features in Sage 50 2019.2

Fewer Steps to Print Picking Lists and Packing Slips – After printing a sales order or invoice, a prompt will open asking “Would you like to print another form of this transaction?” Clicking Yes will take you back to the Print window so you can select the format you want to print. If you click […]

Washington Paid Family Leave in Sage 50 Payroll

In the February 2019 payroll tax update Sage finally released a formula for Washington state’s new Paid Family Leave tax that took effect 1/1/2019. Unfortunately they failed to realize that the new formula uses the Special1 Additional Withholding field, which is already used by the Washington L&I tax, causing the family leave formula to calculate […]

Sending Identical Invoices to Multiple Customers in Sage 50

If you have ever spent time entering identical invoices for multiple customer, the Broadcast Invoice feature was made for you.

Setting Up Report Groups in Sage 50

Report Groups allow you to print a group of reports all at once with just a single mouse click.

Adjusting Year End Balances for Sick Leave and Vacation in Sage 50

In Sage 50 you can choose whether or not sick leave and vacation can be carried over into the new year. You can also set a limit on the maximum number of hours an employee can accrue. But you can’t set a limit on the number of hours that can be carried over into the […]

Memorized Transactions

Peachtree users that repeatedly enter the same or similar transactions can save time and improve accuracy with memorized transactions.

Sage Drive is Finally Multi-User!

Sage Drive is a Sage 50c feature that allows you to share your Sage 50 company data with users outside your office. When the feature was first introduced, sharing your data meant that only one user could access that company, no matter how many user licenses you had. Later they improved things a little by […]

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 […]