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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.

Sage 50’s 1099 Integration With Aatrix Finally Works (mostly)

A few years ago Sage started promoting their 1099 integration with Aatrix, the same program they use for printing and e-filing payroll tax reports. The only problem was that the extent of the integration was that 1099-MISC or 1099-INT showed up in the list of tax forms you could prepare. It was entirely up to […]

New Withholding Info Tab in Sage 50

As I mentioned in my post “What’s New In Sage 50 2020.1“, the IRS has released a new W-4 form to be used starting in January 2020 (read the FAQ for details if you haven’t already.) The new form is considerably different than the old one. So different, in fact, that Sage had to redesign […]

What’s New In Sage 50 2020.1

The first update to Sage 50 2020 (2020.1) is scheduled for release on November 6th. The notice I received from Sage outlined 3 changes for this update. Payroll Updates for Compliance with the Revised W-4 Withholding Form Several new payroll fields were added on the Withholding Info tab of the Maintain Employees screen, and changes […]