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Sage Business Cloud Accounting Automate your Practice

Automate your practice and your client's businesses

See how you can improve client experience by automating your processes. You'll deliver more value to clients and avoid manual data entry, while progressing how your accountancy practice functions.

Free up your time to get more done

Producing accurate and meaningful reports quickly, as well as managing VAT and payroll efficiently,  helps improve the visibility of business performance. This, along with completing year-end returns and tax information with ease, boosts cash outflows, and provides data for better decision making.

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Automated data entry and bank reconciliation. Payments integrated and invoices tracked at every step. All taken care of by the leader in tax compliance. 


Data entry

Accurately capture all your invoices, receipts, expenses and statements with one smart accounting solution. So you can focus on driving your business forward, with more time as standard.  

Sage Salary and Supplier Payments

Salary and Supplier Payments simplifies the process of paying employees and suppliers by allowing you to do it from within your Sage software.

Connect to your bank

Reduce time spent on data entry by up to 80% by connecting directly to your bank account. Automatically match transactions with bank rules, quickly match the rest and spot errors easily. Result: more control and fewer late nights at the keyboard.

Get paid painlessly

Make getting paid so simple, you won’t have to ask twice. Send professional invoices easily, track payment progress and streamline repeat purchases. Then sit back, reassured that your accounts are automatically updated and your cash flow’s flowing as it should.



Share access to your books with your accountant and team via settings you control, and work better together. Keep track of every user’s activity and enable others to complete jobs such as uploading receipts or sending invoices, while you remain in charge.

Smart solutions for small businesses

Free your time to focus on achieving your ambitions, with smart solutions designed especially for businesses like yours.

Sage Business Cloud

Accounting Start

R1 775 incl. VAT per year

Instant, professional online quoting & invoicing software ideal for sole traders and micro businesses.

  • Easy invoicing
  • Track what you're owed
  • Sell products and services
  • Anywhere, anytime
Save 7.5% if you pay annually
Sage Business Cloud


R3 220 incl. VAT per year

Powerful online accounting software, perfect for small businesses.

  • Balance your books and control your business’ finances on the go
  • Accept and receive payments with multi-currency functionality (add-on required)
  • Safe, secure and trusted
  • Easily track and manage inventory
  • Seamlessly follow up on payments
  • Collaborate with your accountant
  • Easy to set up and use
  • Calculate VAT returns
  • Add up to 5 users
  • Our base package includes 2 Users and 1 Company
  • Add additional users for R555/year
  • Add additional companies for R3,055/year
  • Add Inventory for R3,110/year
  • Add Debtors Manager for R2,165/year
  • Add Time Tracking for R1,275/year
  • Take payments with multiple currencies for R1,275/year
  • Collaborate with your accountant (optional)
Save 7.5% if you pay annually
Sage Business Cloud

Accounting PLUS Payroll Bundle

R3 300 incl. VAT per year

Enjoy all the standard features of accounting with the additional benefits of payroll.

Get intuitive online payroll for start-ups and small business.

  • Automatic updates
  • Unlimited companies*
  • Unlimited users*
  • Monthly, fortnightly and weekly pay cycles
  • Pre-defined legislative and payroll reports
  • Email payslips
  • UIF declaration
  • Leave management
  • ACB payments
  • Real time calculations
  • Integrates with Sage Accounting
  • Add Time Tracking for R1,130/year
  • Add Multi Currency for R1,130/year
*Only applicable to Payroll.

Sage Marketplace

Extend the power of Sage Business Cloud Accounting and grow your business using over one hundred connected apps.

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Sage Business Cloud Accounting Automate your Practice

Living in the fourth industrial revolution, now is the time to work smarter, not harder. With a partner like Sage we will always be one step ahead of the curve.

Peterson Khumalo, Managing Director,
Khumalo and Mabuya Chartered Accountants

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