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Sage 50: Powerful accounting for small business

Desktop accounting software with cloud connectivity, giving you a complete view of your business finances and inventory.

Helping small business accounting flow

We're one of the leading names in accounting software for a reason. With over 40 years' experience behind us, we know how to save you time and effort with everyday jobs. Use powerful tools on your desktop, and take your work with you, thanks to online access and collaboration.

Sage is trusted by over 2 million businesses.

Backed by 40 + years of expertise and best-in-class support.

Built to simplify complex accounting for small businesses.

Connected to the cloud for anytime, anywhere access to your data.

Sage 50 features

Work where you want. Spend less time on admin tasks. Uncover real-time insights on your business. Get more than just invoicing with Sage 50 desktop accounting software.

Desktop accounting software with cloud-powered flexibility

Using desktop accounting software doesn't mean you're tied to your desk. The working week looks different for everyone, so take your work with you. With cloud capabilities, Sage 50 gives you greater flexibility and freedom in how you work and allows you to collaborate with your accountant, sharing data securely.

Extend the power of Sage 50

Get the most out of Sage 50 Accounting with integrated add-on business services.


Payroll services built right into your software make it easier to pay employees, track benefits, and report taxes.

HR and Payroll

Empower your team with online pay slips, secure HR document storage, and automated HR tasks.

Choose a Sage 50 Accounting plan

Choose from three subscription plans to suit your business needs, size, and industry.

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Pro Accounting

$655 /year

Desktop accounting with cloud access. Covers essential needs like invoices, managing income, expenses, and payments.

  • Single user
  • Manage and track inventory
  • Item assembly
  • Manage projects
  • Create budgets
  • Customize tax codes
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Premium Accounting

$966 /year

Upgrade from Pro and get advanced budgeting, advanced inventory, consolidate multiple companies, and more.

  • ALL the same features as Pro, PLUS:
  • Up to 4 users
  • Time and billing
  • Bill of materials
  • Departmental accounting
  • Credit notes & debit notes
  • Manage inventory in multiple locations
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Quantum Accounting

Starting at
$4,554 /year*
*For 5 users

The full Sage 50 experience for seamless collaboration between larger accounting teams.

  • ALL the same features as Premium, PLUS:
  • Up to 40 users
  • Track inventory by serial number
  • Track contractor work with time slips
  • Role-based security
  • Cross reference item number to vendor item number
  • Up to 1000 price lists

The pricing above is only available to new customers.

“Sage 50 and Microsoft 365 are integral to our future success. It frees up time that I can devote to my customers and my community.”

Camille Kesler
Smallcakes Cupcakery

Sage 50 Accounting FAQs

Sage 50, formerly known as Sage 50cloud, is an accounting software for small businesses with in-house bookkeepers who need to simplify basic admin and processes like everyday invoicing and financial management alongside more complex business accounting and payroll tasks. Sage 50 combines the power of desktop accounting with the flexibility of cloud connectivity, to give you time back, advanced functionality, and business-wide actionable insight.

Sage 50 can help your small business by streamlining your accounting processes, automating your invoicing and billing, managing your inventory, and providing you with real-time financial insights. Some key features of Sage 50 include invoicing and billing, expense tracking, inventory management, financial reporting, and payroll processing.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is a cloud-based accounting software for small businesses with basic accounting needs. It is a good option for businesses that want a simple, easy-to-use solution that can be accessed from anywhere.

Sage 50 is a desktop accounting software for small businesses with more complex accounting needs. It offers a wider range of features and functionality than Sage Business Cloud Accounting, including payroll processing and inventory management.

Sage 50 integrates with a wide range of third-party software to streamline your operations and improve efficiency, including Microsoft 365, Worldline for direct deposits and vendor payments, and Payroll. 

We have a whole Marketplace of compatible partners, with solutions suited to your industry, that allow you to extend the power of Sage 50, grow your business, and make life even easier. Check out the marketplace.

You will receive more than just great software

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Experts on hand to help you get the most out of your software and enhance your productivity.

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Reduce admin and boost productivity


Download our free small business guide to learn how to reduce the time you spend on admin so you can focus on growing your business.

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