Improved user experience
Promote your business with graphics
Graphics are a great way to personalize your customer communications and promote your business. Adding logos to customer invoices has been enhanced with easier access and a simplified process. You can now also place your logo on customer statements. In addition to the easy workflow, you'll have better control of image scaling.
Support for images in Portable Network Graphics (PNG) format
Sage 50cloud Accounting has expanded its image support by including the PNG format. If you want to use this common image type, you can do so now.
Simplified server installation and upgrade
Updating a server installation has been enhanced and simplified. With a one-click update, you'll never have to worry about being out of sync while working.
Simplified desktop update process
Sage 50cloud Accounting now features a streamlined update. With a couple clicks, you've installed the newest release and even created a backup. Workstations connected to the company file detect when an update is available and remind users that they need to also update the server installation.
Enhanced email integration
You can now use popular web-based email services like Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook.com, or Outlook 365 with Sage 50cloud Accounting. No complex setup involved! Use a different or lesser known service? Sage 50cloud lets you configure it manually. If you prefer to use your desktop email application, Sage 50cloud Accounting supports both the 32-bit and 64-bit version of Outlook.
Redesigned Learning Centre
The Learning Centre is your launch pad for all Sage 50cloud Accounting learning resources. You'll find videos, articles, and quick tips so you can make the most of your Sage 50cloud Accounting solution. Easily manage the basics of bookkeeping or become a master, it’s your choice and it’s at your fingertips.
Enhanced list panes
For improved usability, there is now more contrast between the font and the background in the list panes.
Improved sales processes
Easily see customer contact name and info
When looking at customer aged reports, you want their contact info readily available. With a few clicks, reports can show their contact name, phone, and email address.
Payment information at a glance
Take the guess work out of customer payments. You can readily see a PAID stamp on any printed or emailed invoice that has been fully paid.
Integrated EFT Direct1
EFT Direct is now fully integrated within Sage 50cloud Accounting. Previously a separate download, this integration allows for easy installation, updating, and use. EFT Direct allows you to conveniently make and receive electronic payments through electronic funds transfer. This service includes employee direct deposit, vendor payments, and customer pre-authorized debit.
Process recurring payments seamlessly
Recurring transactions have been improved for faster payment collection. If your customers use either a credit card or pre-authorized debit, you can use either method to process their recurring payments. Credit card payments are processed within a PCI-compliant integrated payment solution.
Sage 50cloud solutions
Sage Drive enhancement2
If you work in a company shared through Sage Drive, you can now open that company in read-only mode while another user is processing transactions and creating records.
Sales tax updates for 2016
New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced changes to the HST rate in their respective provinces. New Brunswick and Newfoundland will increase the HST to 15% as of July 1.
1. An active service plan is required to purchase the EFT Direct service.
2. Only customers on any Sage 50cloud subscription plan can purchase Sage Drive. Your Sage 50cloud data may only be accessed by one person at a time, and there are limits as to the amount of data that can be accessed. Sage Drive data is securely accessed online by entitled users. The Sage Drive database is always current as of your most recent transactions. If you wish to have data copies as of specific dates that you can restore, you will also need to create manual backups using Sage 50cloud Accounting.