Product Comparison Chart

Sage50Proaccountingsoftware Sage50USPremiumAccounting Sage50USQuantumAccounting
Features Sage 50 Pro Accounting Sage 50 Premium Accounting Sage 50 Quantum Accounting
Check writing, bill payment, purchases check check check
Customer invoicing, receive payments check check check
Cash flow management check check check
Convenient bank reconciliation1 check check check
Customizable reports 80+ 125+ 140+
Credit card processing2 check check check
Sage Advisor check check check
Conversion from QuickBooks®3 check check check
Email alerts, forms, reports, and financial statements4 check check check
Integration with Microsoft® Excel® and Word5 check check check
Internal Accounting Review6 check check check
Inventory: Assemblies, average/LIFO/FIFO costing methods, back orders check check check
Password security Basic Advanced Advanced
Payroll solutions7 Available Available Available
Sage 50 Intelligence Reporting check check check
Fixed assets tracking check check
Audit trail check check
Job costing—phase and cost level check check
Open multiple companies8 check check
Advanced budgeting check check
Archive company data check check
Change order processing check check
Company consolidation wizard check check
Departmentalized financial statements check check
Serialized inventory check check
Developed to handle large data requirements9 check
Faster processing with SmartPosting technology check
Interactive job reporting check
Personalized My Dashboard check
Order process workflow check
Workflow automation check
Role-based security check
Support for 1–10, 15, 20, 30, or 40 licensed, named users10 check
Industry-specific functionality: construction, manufacturing, distribution, and nonprofit check

1Internet access required. Your bank may charge a fee to download statements.
2 Subject to approval and to Sage Payment Solutions terms and conditions. Additional fees, Internet access, and credit card required.
3 Versions 2008-2014. Excludes conversion of QuickBooks individual payroll transactions. For additional information on conversion limitations.
4 Requires Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010, or 2013. Outlook Express 5 or 6; other MAPI-compliant email programs.
5 Requires Microsoft Excel or Word 2007, 2010, or 2013.
6 Sage is not liable or responsible for any fines or penalties that may result from errors in your company accounting records. The Internal Accounting Review is not intended to uncover all questionable transactions.
7 Features and fees vary by solution. A Sage Business Care annual plan or subscription with payroll and use of the current version of Sage 50 is required. Includes the latest federal and state tax law changes and over 260 federal and state forms. Plans and subscriptions are autorenewing and subsequent years/months will be billed to the same credit card on the anniversary date of your purchase at the then-current rate. Year-end payroll tax forms (such as W-2s and 1099s) are updated at the end of the calendar year. Valid credit card, registration, Internet access, and valid email address required. Forms (except W-2s) for PR and US VI are not supported.
8 When opening more than one company, you will be able to perform all functions except those that require exclusive company access or third-party integrations in companies opened after the first one.
9 Database and performance results may vary based on configuration, actual number of transactions, size, number of concurrent users and content of data file, system, and network traffic.
10 Multiuser licenses available in of packs of 1–10, 15, 20, 30, or 40. A maximum of 40 licensed, named users is allowed. Only the first 40 named users selected in the user maintenance screen are considered licensed, named users.