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Printing the New 1099-NEC in Sage 50

You’ve probably heard by now that non-employee compensation now must be reported on form 1099-NEC, instead of the 1099-MISC. The 1099-MISC still exists for other types of payments (rents, royalties, attorney fees, etc.) but non-employee compensation, (payments to contractors) now have their own form. How does this affect Sage 50 users? It depends on how […]

Sage 50 2021.1 New Features

The first update to Sage 50 2021 released a few weeks ago. Many people were glad to get it because it fixed the problem that plagued some users with a lagging or freezing mouse pointer. But it also brought a couple of important new payroll features. Unlimited Pay Types – Previously you were limited to […]


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Setting a Default Cash Account for Cash Receipts

Out of the box, the standard behavior for the Receive Money window is Sage 50 is to remember the last account that was use in the Cash Account field. Sometimes that is fine, but other times it causes problems. For example, a common way to write off bad debt is to receive a dummy payment […]

Sage 50 2021 New Features

Sage 50 2021 released on July 15th 2020. The new release provides a few new features that improve ease of use. It also steps up security for those who integrate Sage 50 with Gmail. And the new feature that I haven’t had a chance to test yet but has the potential to be a huge […]

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

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


Sage 50’s quantity discount feature makes it easy to give price breaks based on the number of units sold.

Accounting for PPP Funds in Sage 50

By now I’m sure most of you have heard about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Several people who received money under the program have asked about the best way to account for the money in Sage 50, so I thought it would a good topic to address here. Most lenders are having PPP recipients setting […]

Sage 50 2020.2 New Features

The second update to Sage 50 version 2020 is scheduled to be released today. You should see a message in Sage 50 notifying you of the update within the next few weeks. These aren’t ground breaking new features but they (particularly the first two on the list) will be appreciated by most users Cash Account […]

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.