If you are in the process of converting from Sage 50 software to QuickBooks, you need to understand a few essential practicalities before proceeding. A whole lot of data is getting transferred from one system to another, where the set-up, the names and tools are different.
An online conversion tool is available to import all data and transactions from Sage 50 or the Old Peachtree to QuickBooks desktop. Again here, conversion although automatic is a sensitive process and require all help one can get to make it successful.
If you are converting it for the first time, the best way is to dial up the QuickBooks technical Support experts to make the transition smooth and error free. However, if you want to proceed with it from your end, here is what you should do.
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QuickBooks Conversion tool:
The online conversion tool works at automatically converting the data file into QuickBooks company file. The tool is designed in such a way that it automatically transfers all lists, transactions and every essential aspect stored in your old software to the new one. Say, for instance:
- Account lists
- Item Lists
- Customer and vendor transactions
- Employee lists
- Employee information, such as contacts and Social security numbers
- General Ledger balance of Payroll
All the above list can be converted from Sage 5o and incorporated easily into the QuickBooks desktop software. However, there are certain aspects which require your input, such as:
- Paychecks in Payroll
- Items in Payroll
- Year-to-date or YTD of employee
- Employee individual wage and deduction information
- Asset items (fixed)
- Sales orders and purchase orders which are closed or partially closed
- Closed Estimated
So, apart from the above, all the others will automatically appear on QuickBooks desktop.
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Precautions before converting:
Before going into the system requirement, remember that although the online conversion tool works splendidly to transfer everything into the new software, prevention is definitely better than cure. SO, make sure that you have a backup of the files that are being converted before proceeding with the transfer.
Also, the Sage 50 software and the QuickBooks desktop software need to be on the same computer for the conversion to occur. The files that are being converted also need to be on the same computer, saved locally, say, in a hard drive for the conversion to occur smoothly.
The conversion tool will work smoothly and the migration of files will be done without any error if your system can meet up with the following requirements:
- A Windows 10, 8.1, 7 or 8 operating system
- Intel Premium II 500 MHz processor
- A Memory of 512 MB, minimum RAM
- Microsoft .NET framework 2.0 or later
- Sage 50 version 2013 and above
- QuickBooks software Pro, Premier, Enterprises solution 2015 or higher
With this in hand, you can download conversion tool and migrate the files to the new software easily.
After this, you can do the conversion by downloading the conversion tool and with the Windows administrator permission; it can be run on the system to convert the files.
Follow the instructions provided, and convert those files which need to be migrated to the QuickBooks desktop software. For any errors or problems in shifting the files, call up our help desk number ✆+1-800-796-0471 of Accountsportal technical team for assistance.
There are several processes involved in converting Sage 50 to QuickBooks desktop. Have a good technical support expert to ensure faster and error-free transition between the two software.