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1099 Vendor Report – It’s not just for January

Year end is always a busy time for accountants and bookkeepers. The 1099 Vendor Report lets you review your 1099 data any time so you can resolve problems now, instead of in January when the deadline is looming.

Recording a Refund From a Vendor or Miscellaneous Cash Receipt in Sage 50.

It doesn’t happen very often, but sometimes you get money back from a vendor. How do you record the refund in Sage 50/Peachtree? It’s not hard but you’re probably so used to ignoring the option that you don’t even realize it’s there. And you don’t have to resort to using a general journal entry or […]

Adding “Cleared Date” to the Check Register in Sage 50

One of the new features in Sage 50 2018 is the ability to add a column for “cleared date” to the check register and cash disbursement journal reports. Adding the column is simple, just click the Columns button when viewing either report, scroll down to the end of the list of available column and check […]

Patch for Sage 50 2018 to Fix Slow Drop Down Lists

Shortly after Sage 50 2018 was released some users reported that drop down list, such as customers or items, were very slow to open. The problem is limited to very large lists. Sage has responded quickly with update 2018.0.1. Sage is recommending that only user who are experiencing the problem install the update, so I […]

Sage 50 2018 New Features

Version 2018 of Sage 50 U.S. Edition (formerly Peachtree Accounting) released on July 12th. As usual, notification to users of the update will be staggered to spread out the load on Sage’s servers. There are several updates, some big and some small, including the first significant update to the user interface in about 10 years. […]

Sending Sage 50 Invoices to More Than One Email Address

Do you have customers that want you to email invoices to more than one email address but you assumed it can’t be done because there’s no opportunity to select a second contact? Well, there’s a simple work-around, other than manually adding another recipient in Outlook. In Maintain Customers/Prospects, the E-mail field on the General tab […]

Sage 50 – A workaround for Item IDs that are too long to see in transaction entry screens.

Many people ask if there’s a way to make the Item ID column wider in transaction entry screens, such as Sales Invoicing and  Purchases/Receive Inventory (AKA Enter Bills). Even though there isn’t, there is a work-around that can work for many people. The basic idea is to add the Item ID to the Item Description […]

Sage 50 2017.2 Update New Features

Sage recently started rolling out the second update (2017.2) to Sage 50 2017. Updates are released gradually to users so that Sage’s servers (and technical support) don’t get overwhelmed. Everyone on a current subscription or Business Care plan should receive the download notification soon. You can also go to the Services menu in Sage 50 […]

Item Sales History By Customer list

Whether you want to know which customers are buying an inventory item or if you want to know which items a customer is buying, the Item Sales History by Customer, hidden in Lists instead of Reports, will help you find the information you need quickly.

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 & […]