Sage 50cloud Accounts

Trusted by over 400,000 businesses,
Sage 50 Accounts is now Sage 50cloud Accounts.

What Sage 50cloud Accounts can do for you

Trusted by over 400,000 users

Trusted by over 400,000 users

Download to your PC

Download to your PC

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What our customers say...

“Sage 50cloud offers the robust nature of Sage desktop software with cloud functionality, exactly what I have been looking for!”

Kim Aiken
KW Book-keeping

Features & pricing

Sage 50cloud Standard A simple desktop accounting solution with invoicing and cashflow management.
£60 per month + VAT* Add to basket
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Sage 50cloud Professional A powerful desktop accounting solution with in-depth stock and reporting.
£125 per month + VAT* Add to basket
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In-depth look at Sage 50cloud

  • Buy from the Sage Store today and the software will be available via download
  • Quick online registration and activation included as standard
  • Minimal configuration - users will be up and running in a matter of minutes
  • Straightforward company setup allows customisation to match any business
  • Clear, concise language means the software is totally free of accounting jargon
  • New and improved user interface design
  • Easy to navigate and highly effective accounting software
  • Practice data provided to allow unlimited testing with dummy numbers
  • Easy to import data from Microsoft Excel (.xls, .xlsx and .csv files)
  • Includes instant collaboration with Accountants using Sage Client Manager
  • Single user and single company licence included as standard
  • Up to two concurrent users and network installation can be added (additional charge)
  • Upgrade to an unlimited number of companies (additional charge)
  • Set up a Chart of Accounts suited to the business
  • Reports can be customised to suit your business
  • Tailor the navigation and toolbar for quick access to most used features
  • Clearly labelled keyboard shortcuts to save you time
  • New interface is designed to make it easy to become an efficient user
  • Regular automatic back-ups can be scheduled without interrupting users
  • Create specific budgets for key areas of the business to simplify cash flow forecasting
  • Preferences and access levels for multiple users easily configurable
  • Manage time effectively and work towards deadlines with integrated diary feature
  • Integrate with Sage 50 Payroll

Further bolt on features for Sage 50cloud include:

Sage Pay
Accept payments securely online, over the phone or using card machines with 24/7 telephone support

Sage Payments
Manage and make payments straight from your software for only £10 per month2

Sage 50 CIS
Keep up to data and compliant with construction industry legislation for only £10 per month

Sage Foreign Trader - FREE with Sage 50cloud Professional
Work with overseas customers and suppliers in multiple currencies for only £10 per month

Credit Hound Express
Award-winning credit control software to help you get paid faster for only £20 per month

  • Everything required to effectively manage VAT
  • Dedicated VAT section that walks users through the process
  • Complete VAT returns in four easy steps using the VAT wizard
  • Reconcile VAT quickly with inbuilt calculators
  • VAT verifier included to make sure returns contain the necessary transactions
  • Send your submission to HMRC Online direct from the software - a legal requirement for most businesses
  • VAT returns status - so users are kept up to date with progress
  • Set up different tax codes and rates to suit your business
  • Manage standard VAT, VAT Cash Accounting, Flat Rate VAT and Irish VAT Cash Accounting
  • Record and manage EC Sales List returns
  • Flexibility to pay monthly or pre-pay annual subscription
  • Market leading local support options
  • Inclusive Online Support
  • Dedicated VAT section that walks users through the process
  • Online help centre full of guides and video demos to quickly get to grips with features
  • Step-by-step walk-through of key processes such as Year End and VAT returns
  • Phone Support plan available (additional charge)
  • Complete control over cash flow
  • Record money going in and out of your business
  • Manage multiple payment methods including cash, cheque, card and direct debit
  • Advanced credit position and bank reconciliation
  • Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Reports
  • Share data electronically with your accountant
  • Step-by-step guides to Year End and Month End processing
  • Configured to allow users to easily correct mistakes
  • Set lock dates to close-off financial periods
  • Store supplier addresses, contacts and credit information
  • Search supplier records instantly using the Quick Search feature
  • Simple breakdown of outstanding invoices and who is owed money
  • Flag urgent outstanding payments and tasks for completion that day
  • Purchase invoices can be recorded in batches to save time
  • Pay invoices promptly from within the Sage 50cloud Accounting Software
  • Save and view a history of all supplier activities and communications
  • Inactive supplier records can be flagged and hidden
  • Variety of reports available to analyse supplier debt, activity and performance
  • Email reports to other users, employees or suppliers when required
  • Complete control over products and stock
  • Configurable product stock codes, descriptions, categories and prices
  • Service quotes and invoices can easily be recorded onto the system
  • Data dashboard displays the top and bottom performing products in the range
  • Monitor the quantity and value of products in stock
  • Automatic updates to stock levels when invoices are posted
  • Profitability of each individual product line can be viewed
  • Inactive product records able to be flagged and hidden
  • Records can be kept up to date with a stock take
  • Add barcodes and QR codes to products to speed up processes
  • Insightful reports around product performance can quickly be setup
  • Comprehensive data around product sales by different customers
  • Easy to set up and import your transactions.
  • Reconciliation and matching can be set up to your business requirements.
  • Matches based on mapping logic to suggest the most suitable matches.
  • You then simply need to review and confirm, removing the manual processes.
  • If a transaction from your banking doesn’t yet appear in your Sage 50cloud you can quickly and easily create it to remove the risk of any errors.
  • Easily remove any personal transactions.
  • Find specific transactions using the search facility so you can keep up to date with your cash flow.
  • Work from home, on the road or anywhere you like and stay connected - no need to leave software running in the office for access
  • Easily share information with other enabled devices
  • Share live accounts data securely online with your accountant - no more waiting for files to be transferred
  • Work together with your accountant on the most up-to-date data, without disrupting your business
  • No need to stop processing while your accountant provides their services, meaning less downtime for your business
  • See exactly what changes your accountant has made, so you understand the effect on your business
  • Full control of the access rights so you can always rest assured that your data is safe, secure and up to date
  • Create, store and easily find customer information
  • Quick Search feature instantly searches through customer records
  • Bespoke customer dashboard highlights outstanding debts
  • Customised and professional looking quotations and invoices
  • Sales invoices can be recorded in batches to save time and improve efficiency
  • Quotes, invoices and statements can be sent via email direct to customers
  • Add Sage Pay Pay Now buttons to invoices (requires a Sage Pay subscription)
  • Check quotes for profit margin before committing
  • Complete history of customer communication and activity available for reference
  • Apply flexible discounts and easily process refunds
  • Inactive customer records can be flagged and hidden
  • Powerful reporting tools to provide critical insight and information to users

Minimum Hardware

  • An IBM ® compatible computer with 2GHz processor or higher
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM if running a 64-bit operating system)
  • 5GB of free disk space
  • Screen resolution between 1024 x 768 and 1920 x 1080
  • Maximum DPI setting of 125% (on Hi-res monitors)

Network Users only: 1Gbps network (100mbps minimum)

Internet connection

Internet Explorer version 11 or above; A broadband Internet connection is essential to keep your Sage software up to date.

If you’re using Sage Drive we suggest a minimum download speed of 4Mbps and upload speed of 2Mbps.

Supported Operating Systems

All 32-bit or 64-bit variants of the Microsoft ® Windows ® following operating systems;

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008

Note: Please ensure all the latest Microsoft Updates are installed.

Works with Microsoft 365, Office 2019, 2016 and 2013 (32-bit edition) and Office 2010* (32-bit edition).

Not compatible with Office 2010 32-bit starter edition.

Important licence agreement

Use of this product is covered by a licence agreement which is available in the software.

Sage software on an Apple Mac

Although most Sage software must be installed on a Windows operating system, you may still be able to use our software, by installing Bootcamp on your Apple Mac.

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Sage 50cloud Essentials A simple desktop accounting solution.
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Sage 50cloud Standard A simple desktop accounting solution with invoicing and cashflow management.
£60 per month + VAT* Add to basket

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