New Features Sage 50 2018 Accounting U.S. Edition & Comparison

Sage 50 2018 came in late 2017 with a bang. It was designed on a user-friendly interface with many exceptional/add-on tools and features. It is desktop based accounting software which can be accessed from anywhere at any point of time. Sage 50 is available in three editions, i.e. Sage 50 Pro 2018, Sage 50 Premium 2018 and Sage 50 Quantum 2018. You can purchase any one of them according to your business requirement.

Sage 50 2018 Edition Features:

โ€ข Modern User-Interface: The new dashboard has many noticeable changes that can be seen in the Sage 50 2018 software. It has a modern monochromatic look with many icons and menus. It is designed basically for the high-resolution monitors. The changes made for the dashboard look more presentable and you get everything in one place.

โ€ข Remote access to Sage Drive: You can now easily access Sage Drive through a remote. It makes your data extremely portable and you can share with any authorized person. The previous version of Sage 50 was a single-user platform but the 2018 version is upgraded to multi-user platform with Sage Drive.

โ€ข Cleared Column option for Check Register: There is an option of adding a column in your Check Register and Cash Disbursements Journal Reports to show Cleared Date. You just have to select the Column button in your report window and click on the checkbox for the Cleared date to display the date of the transaction that was cleared during account settlement.

โ€ข Inactivate Inventory Items based on Last Activity Date: In Sage 50 2018, there is an option to select inventory items and mark them as inactive on the basis of their last week activity. You can select the whole group or a single item and mark them inactive. This feature is applicable to both vendors and customers.

โ€ข Mobile Invoicing and Online Payment: The Pay Now feature, you can easily make payments. You can also use other modes of online payments like credit cards, debit cards or net banking. It gives you access to create an invoice or email invoice. You can also download unpaid invoices.

โ€ข Sage capture: Sage 50 2018 allows you to click pictures and capture an image containing the details of the transaction from iPhone/iPad (Androids – not yet) and then you can easily import this to Sage 50. This data will automatically get uploaded to your OneDrive. It is mandatory that you have Microsoft Office 365 (premium edition) installed in your computer system.

โ€ข Cloud backup requires Microsoft Office 365 (premium edition): The in the premium edition of Microsoft Office 365 allows you to create an online backup for your sage 50 data. It also provides security features to give you a specific control to Office 365 to use Sage 50 2018 integration.

Sage 50 2018 – U.S. Edition

Product Feature Comparison

FeatureSage 50 ProSage 50 PremiumSage 50 Quantum
Check writing, bill payment, purchaseโ—โ—โ—
Sales quotes, invoices, paymentsโ—โ—โ—
Cash flow managementโ—โ—โ—
Convenient bank reconciliationโ—โ—โ—
Customizable reports80+125+140+
Credit card processingโ—โ—โ—
Sage Advisorโ—โ—โ—
Free conversion from QuickBooksยฎ and Quickenยฎโ—โ—โ—
Email alerts, forms, reports, and financial statementsโ—โ—โ—
Integration with Microsoftยฎ Excel and Wordโ—โ—โ—
Internal Accounting Reviewโ—โ—โ—
Inventory: Assemblies, average / LIFO / FIFO costing methods, back ordersโ—โ—โ—
User security and controlsBasicAdvancedAdvanced
Payroll solutionsAvailableAvailableAvailable
Sage 50 Intelligence Reportingโ—โ—โ—
Fixed assets trackingโ—โ—
Sage 50 Intelligence Reportingโ—โ—
Job costing โ€” phase and cost levelโ—โ—
Open multiple companiesโ—โ—
Advanced budgetingโ—โ—
Archive company dataโ—โ—
Change order processingโ—โ—
Company consolidation wizardโ—โ—
Departmentalized financial statementsโ—โ—
Serialized inventoryโ—โ—
Developed to handle large data requirementsโ—
Faster processing with SmartPosting technologyโ—
Interactive job reportingโ—
Personalized My Dashboardโ—
Order Process Workflowโ—
Workflow automationโ—
Role-based securityโ—
Support for 1-10, 15, 20, 30, or 40 named usersโ—
Industry-specific functionality: construction, manufacturing, distribution, and nonprofitโ—

With such exceptional features, you will definitely enjoy working on the latest sage 50 2018. So, download and install Sage 50 2018 in your system. If you come across some difficulties, then you should reach out to โ€œAccountsportal.coโ€ for assistance. They provide 24*7 sage tech support services so, you can call them at any point of time on their toll-free number โ˜Ž+1-800-796-0471.