Sage Accountants Network

Sage Accountants Network helps you manage even more aspects of your clients’ business.

Experience a new level of accounting and business management that’s easy to use and affordable. The Sage Accountants Network membership for Sage 50 includes access to Sage 50 Accountant Edition which enables you to manage all aspects of your business—and your clients' businesses, including accounting, customers, inventory, services, jobs, and employees—all in one centralized system. Join now and receive everything you need to strengthen your client relationships and transform your business.

Plans and benefits: Choose your membership

Choose the Sage Accountants Network membership package with the benefits you want, at the price you want to pay and get on the road to realizing your business ambitions with the right kind of membership plan.1

Call 1-866-665-2559 to join!

Sage Accountants Network Member Benefits

Standard $31 per month/ $415 per year Priority $44 per month/ $623 per year
Usage of Sage 50 Accountant Edition2 Includes 2 users3 Includes 5 user
Website listing on the Find a Partner locator tool Basic listing Basic; Enhanced if certified
Certified Consultant program check
Software discounts to pass on to your clients 10% 15%
9 hour Comprehensive course through Sage University check
4 hour Essentials course through Sage University check check
Access to Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms check check
Monthly Communication & Collaboration Meeting check check
Sage Business Care Plan4 Gold Platinum

Sage Business Care benefits

Gold Platinum
Priority Phone Queuing   check
Designated Support Team   check
Appointment Scheduling   check
Year-end Close & Payroll Appointment   check
Standard Telephone Response Time5   2 minutes or less
Payroll Updates6 check check
Access to Payroll Features – No employee limit check check
Unlimited Access7 to Phone Support check check
Product Enhancements and New Features8 check check
Try Sage 50 Accountant Edition Buy Standard Monthly Buy Standard Annual Buy Priority Monthly Buy Priority Annual

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The Sage Accountants Network is a membership based program available exclusively to accountants, bookkeepers and consultants with multiple fee-paying clients. The Sage 50 Accountant Edition is available exclusively to members of the Sage Accountants Network.

Additional Details

Sage 50 Accountant Edition

The Sage 50 Accountant Edition is available exclusively to accountants, bookkeepers and consultants who support multiple fee-paying clients with Sage 50 (formerly Sage Simply Accounting.)

  • Open data and make entries for all editions of Sage 50 Accounting 2013 (Sage 50 First Step Accounting, Sage 50 Pro Accounting, Sage 50 Premium Accounting, and Sage 50 Quantum Accounting)
  • Increase efficiency by working simultaneously with clients while creating entries
  • Edit critical data with flexibility and ease
  • Have all of the product functionality from Sage 50 First Step Accounting to Sage 50 Quantum Accounting
  • Sage 50 Accountant Edition is the comprehensive accounting solution for accountants and bookkeepers and is available only as a benefit of membership in the Sage Accountants Network.
Sage 50 Certification

Becoming a Sage 50 Certified Consultant opens the doors to greater exposure, marketing opportunities and education. Certification is now included as a benefit at the Sage Accountants Network Priority membership level and should be pursued if you’re looking to:

  • Grow your business and attract new clients.
  • Increase referrals from Sage (both online and through the call center).
  • Expand your product knowledge and increase visibility into the entire Sage portfolio of solutions.

A Sage Accountants Network member for Sage 50 Accounting can expand their product expertise - and their marketing reach, by taking their Premier Advisor status to the next level!

Certification requires an investment in time and training but the pay back and benefits are immense! With each level of certification, the program benefits increase and Sage Accountants Network membership title evolves, to give you greater marketability to potential new clients, a deeper partnership with the Sage business, and additional product and service benefits that affect your bottom line.

Who should become a Certified Consultant?

  • Are you interested in growing your business and attracting new clients?
  • Are you looking for more product referrals and online visibility with Sage 50 Accounting customers?
  • Are you interested in developing a training component to your business?
  • Do you value training and have a thirst for more product knowledge and advanced skills using Sage 50 Accounting?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may wish to take a closer look at the Sage 50 Accounting Certified Consultant program. Benefits include:

  • A priority web listing on the Find a Partner locator tool
  • Referrals from our call center regarding accounting and bookkeeping issues
  • Access to exclusive training offers such as Sage 50 Business Intelligence levels 1 and 2.
  • The Sage Certified Consultant logo, certificate, web banners and other marketing materials that show you have passed an exam and are certified to support clients using Sage 50 Accounting software.
  • Usage of a 5-user Sage 50 Accountant Edition.

Requirements:

  • You must be an accountant, bookkeeper or consultant with multiple fee-paying clients. Memberships are not available for private industry. Please refer to the Sage 50 Accounting product options in this case.
  • You must pass an online assessment to become a Sage 50 Accounting Certified Consultant – Bronze.
  • You may join the Sage Accountants Network as a Sage 50 Accounting Certified Consultant – Bronze OR if you are already a member of the Sage Accountants Network as a Premier Advisor you can upgrade your membership to the Certified Consultant level.

For more details, or a quote on upgrading, please contact [email protected] or call 1-866-565-2726.

Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms

Sage recognizes accountants, bookkeepers and consultants need the best accounting solutions to get them where they need to go, but in order to truly achieve your business ambition you need a lot more than that!

Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms is designed to address some of the practice management pain points experienced by accounting and bookkeeping professionals - at no additional cost.

  • Multiple business topics related to client acquisition, marketing and practice management.
  • Each topic is developed by a thought leader or industry expert and includes a white paper, a self-assessment and exercises.
  • Tangible step-by-step instructions on how to optimize your time and maximize your marketing efforts.

Each membership includes access to one of two 12-month curriculums.
Learn more about Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms

Sage Business Care Plan

Both the Standard and Priority Sage Accountants Network Plans include a level of Sage Business Care. Combining the software benefits and protection of Sage Business Care, with the practice management resources, marketing materials and training that benefit members of the Sage Accountants Network allows for maximum support and guidance of the accounting and bookkeeping profession.

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About The Sage Accountants Network

The Sage Accountants Network is a program of product solutions, support and benefits for accountants and bookkeepers who support Sage products. At Sage we recognize the work you do, providing top notch business and financial services to our mutual clients, and we've created a program to support you and your business. Approximately 25,000 members worldwide. Our parent company, the Sage Group plc, is a leading supplier of business management software and services to more than 6 million customers worldwide. From small start-ups to medium sized companies, we focus on giving our customers the freedom, confidence and control they need to achieve their business ambitions. You can learn more about the Company and its products by visiting our corporate Web site: www.sage.com.

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Sage 50 Accountant Edition Support

  1. You must be an accountant or bookkeeper providing professional accounting or bookkeeping services for multiple fee-paying clients in order to become a Sage Accountants Network member. Valid credit card required. A twelve (12) month minimum commitment is required. To ensure continuous service, your Sage Accountant Network membership is an automatically renewing plan, and, depending on the payment option chosen, subsequent years or months will be automatically billed to the same credit card each year or month on the anniversary date of your purchase at the then-current rate. If you are on an annual payment plan you will be notified of your renewal and upcoming charge 30 days in advance of your anniversary date. The credit card provided with this purchase will be used to automatically renew the plan if there is no other credit card number already established as your standard credit card number on file with Sage. You may terminate the plan with at least seven calendar days’ notice prior to your renewal date and not be charged for the renewal.
  2. Use of the Sage 50 Accountant Edition product is a benefit of membership. Minimum 12 month commitment required. If your membership expires, your software will function in read-only mode. To ensure continuous service and access to your software, your Sage Accountants Network membership must be kept current.
  3. Up to 40 users may be purchased for both of the Sage Accountants Network membership packages. Additional fees apply.
  4. Each Sage Accountants Network membership plan includes a Sage Business Care plan. If the Sage Business Care plan changes during the course of your membership, so may your benefits.
  5. This is the average response time for Platinum customers. It may be higher in January and February due to higher than normal call volume.
  6. Annual membership fee includes the latest federal and state payroll updates. Pay an unlimited number of employees. Valid credit card, registration, Internet access, and valid email address required.
  7. Customer Support Analysts reserve the right to limit calls to one hour or one incident. Assistance is limited to Sage 50 solutions.
  8. Receive access to every update and upgrade for as long as your membership is current.
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