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Sage Line 50 / Sage 50 Accounts Features Version Comparison for Sage 50 Accounts, Accounts Plus and Accounts Professional

Sage Line 50 / Sage 50 Feature

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2014

NEW
(v2015 / v21)

NEW
(v2016 / v22)

Get up and running

 

 

New Diary with views by day, week & month

Recurring tasks / events

Delegate tasks (network versions only)

Diary synchronisation of tasks with Outlook

Assign tasks to customers / suppliers & their contacts

Automatic update of software

More assistance inc. tutorials, getting started & upgrades

Improved corrections easily access& correct data

Practise company with option to access demo or practise company on startup

RSS feed informing of updates & product news

Information centre

New active set up wizard, improved activity, smart links to stock & project

Multicompany -resizable list can be printed

Process maps & dashboards

Improved data import for project records

Document manager

Excel integrated reporting

Copy & batch change facility

Smart totals & Smart links

Drill down to source transaction

Video / simulations guides

Month-end, year-end & VAT guides

Support for virtual environments

 

Online registration & activation

   

NEW! Company configuration

 

 

 

NEW! Help centre with online content

 

 

 

In a language non Accountants can understand

 

 

 

Easily find the info you need in the new report browser

 

 

 

VAT "Show me how"

       

Supported by Sage through Live Link

       

Simple access rights set up

         

Clearly labelled keyboard shortcuts make it easy to become an efficient user

         

Simple & modern design that makes it easy to use

         

Tailor the navigation & automatic toolbars to fit the way you work

         

Schedule regular automatic backups that won't interrupt your work

         

Manage your Customers

 

 

 

 

   

Improved Dashboards - Easily see where money is, what is outstanding, who is due aged, days to pay & tasks for the day

Improved Chase debt by overdue, promised, dispute & custom views with smart columns to personalise views to suit needs

Easily access accounts record & view activities & communications

Easily view all communications in 1 place

Account balance when communication took place automatically added

Communications automatically updated when statements and letters sent

Easily record new communications and follow up

Store details of account contacts inc. address, telephone numbers & email addresses

Record notes against contact & delivery addresses

Set preferences for issuing of documents such as invoices, statements, letters, orders etc. inc both contact to issue & email

Contact & delivery addresses available in Accounts variant

Easily view disputed items

Disputes introduced into Accounts variant

Record method of payment - cash, cheque, card, SO/DD, factoring, invoice discounting

Drillable reports - aged debt, credit, management summary

Communications history by customer

Easier to send statements to correct contact & by email

Automatically update communications history

Easier to send letters to correct contact & by email

Improved reporting - drillable aged debt & credit management summary report

Contact & delivery addresses available in reporting & on documents

Refunds - Customer payments

Ability to edit recurring invoices & generate recurring transaction reports

Store customer bank details

Intrastat defaults available for suppliers & customers

Improved quotations

Improved discounting - one-off discounts to individual items

Cash sales (Accounts Professional only)

Intrastat submissions

Reprint delivery notes

Repeat invoices & orders

Batch conversion of quotes & proformas

Transaction e-mail

Individual customer pricing & custom price lists (Accounts Plus & Professional only)

Goods received notes

Multiple delivery addresses (Accounts Plus & Professional only)

Pay Now Button on invoices, chase letters and statements (additional charges may apply)

Customer transactions - filter/sort and ability to credit & refund at point of processing (requires additional subscription to Sage Pay at extra cost)

Cash Register

Payment processing including sort / filter & recurring transaction management

Integration with web stores

 

Easily email invoices to customers

     

View stock levels when creating an invoice or sales order

       

Sage 50 Accounts Mobile Sales App - up to date info on your tablet to help initiate & close sales & manage your sales pipeline (additional charges may apply)

         

Flag & hide inactive customer records

         

Manage your Suppliers

       
   

Prioritise Payments - who needs to be paid, what disputes need to be resolved, who you have promised to pay. Customise the view with information required using smart columns & develop own view of money owing

Improved Dashboards - Easily see where money is, what is outstanding, who is due aged, days to pay & tasks for the day

Easily access account records & view activities & communications

Easily view all comminucations in 1 place

Store details of account contacts inc. address, telephone numbers & email addresses

Record notes against contact & delivery addresses

Refunds - supplier receipts

Intrastat defaults available for suppliers & customers

Supplier price list

Create purchase order from Bill of Materials

Easily email documents to your suppliers

 

 

 

Manage your Finances

 

 

 

 

   

Flat Rate VAT

 

VAT management & preparation for revised ECSL (Jan 2010)

Management of recurring entries

VAT - Message & Tax code analysis for EC service sales

VAT - Ability to change HMRC bank account

VAT - Online submissions & payments including agent submission via Sage 50 Client Manager

Electronic VAT 3 Form for Ireland

VAT - Ledger, manual adjustments to VAT return, unique identifier, auto archiving

Improved EC sales list & carousel fraud

VAT audit reports

Accountant Link VAT & bank reconciliation changes can be automatically applied

Accountant Link - Work with accountant to exchange information & process adjustments

Management Reporting - Cashflow separates incomings & outogings, includes credits

Management Reporting -Rebuild departments actuals based on transactions

Management Reporting - Updated Dept. Number table to be numeric only

Management Reporting Depts - Improved year end actuals all transferred to prior year

Management Reporting - Improved prior year, budget & actual reports for departmental reporting

Management Reporting - New month by month, quarterly, drill to transactions

Management Reporting - More information available - current year, prior year & budget on one report

Management Reporting - Copy chart of accounts

Management Reporting - Departmental budgets, per nominal code per departments

Management Reporting - New department ledger, store up to 5 years of data & budget for 1 year in the future

Management Reporting - Improved journal reversals - can specify the date when reversing journals

Management Reporting - Cash flow planner

View your archived data

Management Reporting - Recurring entries - customer & supplier accounts

Management Reporting - Reversing journals

Chart of Accounts

VAT management & preparation for revised ECSL (Jan 2010)

Management of recurring entries

Accounting for Standard, VAT Cash & Flat Rate VAT schemes

 

Annual Return of Trading Details (Ireland)

   

Lock Date

   

IMPROVED management reports with drill down

 

 

 

Easy to follow month & year end & VAT process

 

 

 

Report Designer - Simple view, easy to edit reports & invoices - IMPROVED

 

 

 

IMPROVED Excel integration

 

 

 

Archive your data at any point

         

Automatically validate your VAT Return with VAT verifier

       

Foreign trading functionality now available on the VAT Cash Accounting scheme

       

Real time collaboration with yor accountant with Sage Drive Connections (additional charges apply)

       

Improved error corrections

           

Drill down on aged debtors & creditors

           

Bank feeds powered by Yodlee (only available with Sage Cover Extra and subscription contracts)

           

Manage your Business

       
   

Reporting Functionality - Batch reporting

Reporting Functionality - Password protection

Reporting Functionality - Easier to use - assign name, spell check, joining tables

CIS Module

Reporting Functionality - Generate report output to Excel or Word

Reporting Functionality - New report designer

Reporting Functionality - Unlimited variables / data can be included on any report

Reporting Functionality - Criteria can be defined per report, apply formulas

Reporting Functionality - Run wizard to amend existing reports

Reporting Functionality - Change reports whilst in preview

Accountant Link VAT & bank reconciliation changes can be automatically applied

Audit assistant

Change reports whilst in preview

Import and export templates

Reporting functionality - support for barcodess, Pan Sage 50 Report Explorer and working with favourites

Process management - year end management, activity detail screens, improvements to backup routine, ability to open Financial & Norminal screens at the same time

Sage Pay Integration (additional charges may apply)

Understand what services are available within the Sage Services toolbar

   

Project Costing (Accounts Plus & Accounts Professional only)

       
   

Correct transactions & allocate project to payments or receipts

Project Hierarchy, committed costs, improved reporting

Project costing - module available in Accounts Plus or Accounts Professional to manage project costs

Charities

       
   

Launch pad to make it easier to navigate and set up

Improved soFa report - all fund type in one single report

HMRC approved Gift Aid report (R68)

Management of funds, SOFA reporting

Financial reports by fund

 

Record & report on small donations

       

Quickly populate HMRC's Gift Aid template that can be directly uploaded to HMRC

       

Bank

       
   

Retrospective bank reconciliation report

Smart totals, additional columns, resizable screen

Works with more banks & no additional charge for e-banking

Reverse Bank Reconciliation

Bank Reconciliation

Bank Reconciliation Report from within Module

Foreign Trader

       
   

Foreign trader introduced in Accounts Professional only prior to v2014 (for standard VAT Accounting only)

Foreign trader transactions corrections & display foreign bank balance in Accounts Professional only prior to v2014

Foreign bank revaluation in Accounts Professional only prior to v2014

Foreign currency price lists in Accounts Professional only prior to v2014

Foreign trader module now available for VAT Cash Accounting

       

Foreign trader module for Sage 50 Accounts & Plus added as an additional cost option

       

Stock

       

Improved Bill of Materials to 50 levels (Accounts Plus & Accounts Professional only)

Stock allocation (Accounts Plus & Accounts Professional only)

Stock shortfall & stock take

Import a stock take from Excel or CSV

       

Delete product / service records that you no longer sell

       

Calculate the cost of your stock

       

Flag and hide inactive products

         

Manage your Business

 

 

 

 

Sage 50 Mobile

 

 

International Payments (FX)

 

 

Acccountant Dataset Manager (Client Manager)

 

 

Quick Tasks - Create invoices from product lists, invoice cash sales

 

 

 

Sage Drive enabled (additional charges apply)

         

Anytime/anywhere access with Sage Drive Connections (additional charges apply)

         

Sage 50 Accounts Tracker mobile App - up to date, convenient & meaningful business insight on your smartphone (additional charges may apply)

         

Works with up to 20 concurrent users (Sage 50 Accounts Professional subscription only otherwise up to 10 for Accounts Professional perpetual licence)

         

Efficient performance with up to 1.5 million transactions

         

Invoice payments with Sage Pay (only available with Sage Cover Extra and subscription contracts and additional charges apply per payment)

           

 

Note: In 2007 Sage decided to change the name of the Sage Line 50 Suite of software.

Sage Line 50 is now known as Sage 50 accounts software and has the simple Sage 50 prefix before each different version. See below for a simple list of the old and new names.

Old Line 50 Name

New Sage 50 Name

Sage Line 50 Accountant

Sage 50 Accounts

Sage Line 50 Accountant Plus

Sage 50 Accounts Plus

Sage Line 50 Financial Controller

Sage 50 Accounts Professional

 

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