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 […]

Printing a Pick Ticket and Packing List with your Sales Order or Invoice

One of the things that has always been a nuisance in Sage 50/Peachtree is the process for printing pick lists and packing slips, at least if you wanted to print them at the same time as the sales order or invoice. I’ll use invoices and packing slips in my example but the problem (and now […]

Sage 50 Accounting 2020 U.S. Edition New Features

Sage 50/Sage50cloud Accounting 2020 (formerly Peachtree Accounting) doesn’t bring any groundbreaking new features but it definitely brings some welcome changes. These are the kind of small changes that long time users often wonder why they can’t get, but software publishers are hesitant to invest time into because they don’t give them new features to advertise. […]

Distributing Text Over Multiple Rows in Excel Using Fill-Justify

This last installment on Excel’s Fill command explains how you can use it to distribute a long string of text evenly over multiple rows.

Creating Custom Autofill Lists in Excel

Last month we talked about how to use Excel’s Autofill feature to automatically fill in a series of words (like days of the week) or numbers. In order for the feature to work Excel needs to be able to recognize the series. So this month I want to show you how you can create your […]

Bank Deposit Report

If the deposits showing in Peachtree’s bank reconciliation window don’t match the deposits showing on your bank statement, the Bank Deposit Report is your best tool for fixing the problem.

Using the Fill Command In Excel

Excel’s Fill command lets you fill an adjacent group of cells with the same text or numbers, or with text or numbers that form a series. In its simplest form it’s like a faster version of copy and paste. For example, enter a name in cell A1, then highlight cells A1 through A5 and press […]

Cash Flow Manager

A business can turn a profit but still be short on cash. So now, when many businesses are experiencing decreased sales, it is more important than ever to be aware of your cash position. Peachtree’s Cash Flow Manager is designed to help you easily project your cash balance so you can make informed cash management decisions.