What’s New Features in the Sage 50 Canadian (CA) Edition 2018

The Sage 50 suite of business programs provide seamless and secure solutions for payroll, accountancy, and HR-related issues for various businesses across industries. Sage 50 is integrable with Microsoft Office 365 and also offers cloud functionality, allowing companies and employees to collaborate and function more efficiently. The Sage 50 Canadian (CA) Edition 2018 has new features in 3 main areas:

  • Improved User Experience
  • Sage 50c cloud solutions
  • Government Compliance

These can be further broken down into these features/improvements:

Sage Bank Feeds

With Sage Bank Feeds, books can be kept error-free and updated easily. Bank/credit card transactions can be automatically downloaded by users to Sage 50. Reconciling manually by using paper statements has been done away with.

Sage Intelligence

Sage Intelligence gives more online reporting choices to Sage 50cloud users via integration with Office 365. Sage Intelligence provides a new user interface as well as the ability to export PDF.

Sage Capture

With Sage Capture, users can keep track of purchases and expenses when they aren’t in office. Users can upload images to One Drive and then download them to Sage 50 Cloud Company.

Invoice Payments

Invoice payments can now be created quickly and easily. Users can let customers pay online by emailing invoices that contains a link for payment.

Match Bank Transactions

In Sage 50, matching bank transactions has been improved, with the provision of more options when users create missing transactions.

Users can provide missing transactions through reconciliation routines by automatically/manually matching bank transactions from imported transactions. An easy-to-use report shows users the bank transactions that have/have not been matched with the accounting records.

Easy access to Office 365 Integration

Users can easily get access to Sage 50’s cloud and mobile features that are present in Office 365 Integration.

Via ‘User Permissions’,  business-owners can decide what employees can have access to in their Sage 50 Microsoft Office 365 apps. Employees can be given access to relevant accounting data based on their work profiles.

Government compliance: eFile T4As

Sage 50 further improves the ease of electronic filing of T4As by companies.

Improved Security: Database Upgrade

The Sage 50 Accounting database has been updated to MySQL 5.7 to enhance the safety of company data.

Information related to Product Updates and Product Upgrades

The product update includes the payroll tax changes for January 1, 2018. The January 1 update includes modifications to payroll tax tables and payroll tax calculations in Sage 50.

Updating Sage 50

  • Sage 50 can be updated automatically using Sage 50 Accounting, which is recommended.
  • It can also be updated manually using Sage 50 Accounting.
  • Users can also download the update from the Sage 50 site.
  • If users have a CD, they can update Sage 50 by running the update CD.

NOTE: A backup of the data must always be created prior to installing the product update.

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