Archive for category Sage 50 / Peachtree Tips

Introducing Sage 50cloud

As part of Sage’s new Sage Business Cloud initiative, Sage has announced Sage50cloud. Here are some common questions and answers about this exciting new development: Q: Is Sage 50 now being offered as a cloud product? A: No. Q: Is Sage 50cloud just the new name for Sage 50c? A: Yes. Q: If it’s still […]

E-filing 1099s from Sage 50

It recently came to my attention that the state of Oklahoma is now requiring anyone who sends out more than five 1099s to e-file a copy with the state. Since I’m in Oklahoma I felt like I needed to address this. The IRS also requires anyone filing more than 250 1099s to e-file. So this […]

Sage 50 Crashing After Windows 10 Update

After installing the latest Windows 10 update (the Fall Creators Update) Sage 50 is crashing when launching certain tasks. The solution, until Sage releases a patch, is to run Sage 50 in compatibility mode for Windows 8. Just follow these steps: Right-click the Sage 50 Accounting icon on your desktop and select properties. Click the […]

Sage 50 2018.1 New Features

2018.1 Update for Sage 50: In November Sage released an update to Sage 50 2018. All users with a current subscription or Business Care Plan should be automatically notified when it is ready to be installed. If you don’t want to wait for it you can go to the Services menu and choose Check For […]

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 […]