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Enhance productivity with simple but powerful Sage 50 features

Simple, easy-to-use features for handling some of the most important aspects of your business—your time and your money.

Cash flow and invoicing

Sage 50 helps manage and analyze your cash flow. Easily view where revenue and expenses are coming from, and use projections to anticipate future cash flow. The Cash Flow Manager gives an instant snapshot of cash accounts, cash expected to come in, and cash expected to go out.

  • Customize views by date range or transaction type like invoices, quotes, and purchases.
  • Save time by sending invoices to multiple customers at once and setting up recurring invoices.
  • Get paid faster with the online "Pay Now" invoice feature for instant payments.

Payments and banking

Automate purchase orders, invoicing, payments, and account reconciliation with the accounts payable and banking capabilities of Sage 50. Plus, it’s fully integrated with inventory management, so you can eliminate manual entry.

  • Integrate feeds from bank institutions seamlessly with the Account Reconciliation module.
  • Matched transactions get auto-cleared in Account Reconciliation.

Advanced inventory management

Know what's in stock and what's on order. Sage 50 computes and tracks costs and quantities on a daily basis, based on the transaction date and item class. View quantities on hand and stay on top of purchase orders.

  • Customize units of measure and create inventory with item assembly.
  • Create and track serialized inventory items with multiple reports.
  • Multiple costing methods supported, including FIFO, Average, and Specific Unit.

Job and project costing

Get greater insight into all your jobs and projects and know what you are spending and where. View how long your jobs and projects are taking to complete, and estimate how much money you're making on each job.

  • Easily set up job records, phases, and cost codes.
  • Track job costs through purchasing, inventory adjustment, payroll, and more.
  • View job completion time and net revenues for each job.
  • Quickly identify if a job is over budget and control costs prior to job completion.


Sage 50 gives you over 150 reports including specialized reports for construction, manufacturing, distribution, and more. Get the data you need to make informed business decisions.

  • Access one-click reports on payables, receivables, sales taxes, expenses, profits, inventory, payroll, and jobs.
  • Customize new reports, search text, and drill down to transactions.
  • Apply filters for customized views.
  • Use report groups to group and generate reports in batches.
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Sage Security Shield

Sage has partnered with Sontiq to offer Sage 50 customers an industry-leading security suite designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Sage Security Shield gives businesses the power to take control of their business identity protection, protect their financial wellness, and safeguard sensitive employee and business data.

Customize your solution with Sage 50 add-ons

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


Simplify payroll with direct deposit, pre-printed checks, and easy payroll setup. Easily monitor records like processed checks and collected taxes. Manage advanced tasks like tracking tips, vacation/sick time, and pay based on project time tickets.

Microsoft 365

Seamlessly integrate Microsoft 365 with Sage 50 to give you everything you need to run your business. Access key Sage 50 information in Outlook and back-up your data with One Drive secure cloud back-up.

Explore all Sage 50 add-ons

Do even more with Sage 50 with our most popular add-ons.

Payment processing solutions

Control, consolidate, and reconcile all internal and external payment sources in real-time.


eFile forms and payments directly from Sage 50 without the hassle.

Checks and forms

Order custom checks and forms that are 100% compatible with your Sage 50 software.

Sage Marketplace

Extend the power of Sage 50, grow your business and make life easier with lots of connected apps.

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See if Sage 50 Accounting is the right solution for your business. Dive into the main features, functions, and integrations of Sage 50 in this expert-led, on-demand demo.

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As a member of the Sage community, you'll enjoy benefits that help you and your business by connecting with brilliant experts and industry peers.

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Experts on hand help you get the most out of your software so you can be more productive.

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Get insights from leading experts to help with business challenges, like unlocking productivity.

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Sage 50 features FAQ

Some key features of Sage 50 include invoicing and billing, expense tracking, inventory management,  and financial reporting.

Yes, Sage 50 offers inventory management features such as tracking stock levels, creating purchase orders, and generating reports on inventory valuation and sales.

Yes, Sage 50 allows you to track your expenses by category, project, or department. You can also import your bank statements transactions to make expense tracking even easier.

Sage 50 allows you to create and send professional-looking invoices to your customers, track payments, and automate recurring billing. You can also set up payment reminders and late fees to ensure that you get paid on time.

Sage 50 is available in a number of different plans available depending on your business needs.

  • Sage 50 Pro Accounting is designed for small businesses who need desktop accounting that covers essential needs like invoices, managing income, expenses, and payments.
  • Sage 50 Premium has everything in Pro, plus with advanced budgeting, advanced inventory, consolidate multiple companies, and more.
  • Sage 50 Quantum is the full Sage 50 experience for seamless collaboration between larger accounting teams.

Sage 50 integrates with a wide range of third-party software to streamline your operations and improve efficiency. These include Microsoft 365, Sage AP Automation, vendor payments, and Payroll.

We also have a Marketplace of compatible partners with solutions suited to your industry. These solutions allow you to extend the power of Sage 50, grow your business, and make life even easier. Visit our Marketplace to learn more.

Sage 50 Payroll helps businesses process payroll accurately and efficiently. It offers a variety of features, including:

  • Payroll processing: Sage 50 Payroll can process payroll for businesses of all sizes, with support for a variety of pay types, such as hourly and salaried.
  • Taxes: Sage 50 Payroll automatically calculates and withholds taxes from employee paychecks, and supports a variety of tax withholding options, including federal, state, and local taxes.
  • Reporting: Sage 50 Payroll provides a variety of reports that can help businesses track payroll costs and compliance.

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Simplify everyday invoicing, business accounting, and payroll tasks and bring better flow to your small business with Sage 50.