Sage 50 Accounting formerly Simply Accounting Sage 50 Accounting formerly Simply Accounting

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Accounting

An easy-to-use small business desktop accounting solution, Sage 50 helps you do accounting faster and accurately while you focus on running your business.

  • Keep your finances organized
  • Make timely business decisions with real-time data
  • Prepare for tax time with accurate numbers
Why choose Sage 50?

Payroll processing

Pay your employees with ease and accuracy by processing payroll from within Sage 50.

  • Stay current and confident with up-to-date tax calculations
  • Be prepared for government forms and remittances
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Payments

Start accepting credit card and debit cards from within Sage 50 Accounting.

  • Make it easy for customers to pay you
  • Transactions automatically post to Sage 50, so no manual data entry
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Compare Sage 50 Editions

Which Accounting and Bookkeeping Software Will Give Your Business a Competitive Edge?

The #1 accounting and bookkeeping software choice of Canadian small businesses and accountants1 has a range of solutions to meet your unique business needs. No matter the size and scope of your business, Sage 50 Accounting (formerly Simply Accounting) has a product to help you work faster, smarter and confidently.

Available editions perfectly fit for your accounting needs

First Step 1 user $99.99 Buy now Free Trial
Pro 1 user $229.99 Buy now Free Trial
Premium 2-4 users From $439.99 Buy now Free Trial
Quantum 5-40 users From $3,214 Buy now Free Trial

Included with Purchase

Sage is ready to help your business

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Receive one customer support case 2 check check check Unlimited access to Support
Attend training from Sage University3 $99 Value $99 Value $99 Value $99 Value
Access 24/7 online Knowledgebase check check check check
60-day money-back guarantee check check check check

Manage Customers and Sales

Know your customers and how much you are getting paid

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Create customer records check check check check
Prepare sales invoices check check check check
Track payments and create receipts check check check check
Choose a price list 1 List 3 Lists 100 Lists 1000 Lists
Create sales quotes and orders check check check
Charge for services using employee Time Slips check check

Manage Vendors and Purchases

Know your vendors and how much you are spending

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Create vendor records check check check check
Print cheques check check check check
Create purchase quotes and orders check check check check
Record and track purchase invoices check check check check
Simplify reordering items from vendors check

Employees and Payroll4

Efficiently and cost-effectively pay employees in-house and comply with government regulations

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Prepare payroll cheques with automatic tax calculations Available Available Included
Process cheques as a batch Available Available Included
Prepare ROE slips for print or online filing Available Available Included
Prepare T4/RL-1 slips for print or online filing Available Available Included

Government/Accounting

Rest assured your software is compliant with regulations and standards

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Track GST/HST and PST/QST check check check check
File GST/HST Online check check check check
Keep accurate records with the full-time audit trail check check check check
Store multiple years of financial history Up to 2 Up to 7 Up to 100 Up to 100
Process payroll remittances check check check
Reconcile bank statements to accounting data check check check
Use departmental accounting check check
Use First-in First out (FIFO) inventory costing method check check
Expand the range and length of account numbers check check
Create payroll expense groups check check

Flexibility

Increase productivity and efficiency

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Allow more than one user at a time 5 1 User 1 User 2-4 Users 5-40 Users
View summary of common tasks with the Daily Business Manager check check check check
Switch between English and French check check check check
Integrate with Microsoft® Word and Excel® 6 check check check check
Convert data from QuickBooks®, MYOB® and Quicken®6 check check check check
Work with multiple currencies Two Unlimited Unlimited
Synchronize with Microsoft® Outlook 6 check check
Create and assign role-based security settings check

Security

Protect and control access to your data

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Assign user access to financial reports check

Reporting

Analyze business performance, monitor cash flow and make informed decisions

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Access and customize
built-in reports
29 93 153 165
  • Use pre-defined
    industry-specific reports
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  • Review BOMs, assemblies and adjustments
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Open reports in Excel® for formatting and calculations check check check check
Budget company revenues and expense check check check
View the Performance dashboard for real-time information check check check
View the Trends Forecast dashboard of key business dataThe Trends Forecast dashboard contains trend forecasts of your company’s key performance data or indicators (KPIs), providing a snapshot of where your business is potentially headed. check
Consolidate financials for multiple companies check check

Inventory

Optimize inventory levels and productivity to control costs

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Manage inventory Basic Advanced Advanced Plus
Create finished goods from Bill of Materials check check
Generate packing slips check check
Manage inventory in multiple locations check check
Track items by serial number check

Projects

Stay on budget and help increase profitability

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Track and report on projects check check check
Budget projects by fiscal year 1 year 1 year Up to 5 years
Create detailed project budget By period By account, by period By account, by period
Assign projects to orders and invoices check
Track salaried employee and contractor hours check

Integrated Products and Services

Make your business more efficient (Additional fees apply)

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Sage Business Care Silver Available Available Available
Sage Business Care Gold (with Payroll) Available Available Included
Sage Business Care Platinum (with Payroll) Available Available Available
Sage 50 Business Intelligence Available Available
Sage Direct Payments
  • Employee Direct Deposit
Available Available Available
  • Customer Pre-authorized Debit
Available Available Available Available
  • Vendor Direct Deposit
Available Available Available Available
EFT Direct Available Available Available Available
Credit Card Services Available Available Available Available

Disclaimers

 

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  1. Based on independent surveys of 279 Canadian small businesses (conducted 2/13) and 275 accountants who work with small business clients (conducted 6/13).
  2. Support specialists reserve the right to limit the duration of customer support calls.
  3. Essentials online course ($99 Value for NEW customers only). Redemption details included after product registration.
  4. Additional fees apply. Sage Business Care Gold (with Payroll) is required. Sage 50 Quantum Accounting includes one year of Sage Business Care Gold subscription. For details on payroll feature restrictions without a Sage Business Care Gold or Payroll plan, please refer to the chart on this web page.
  5. Each Sage 50 Premium Accounting box includes two user licenses. Up to four users can be purchased. Sage 50 Quantum Accounting may be purchased in increments of five for Up to forty users. Each user must have a license to use the product.
  6. See system requirements.

Add-on Services

Get more out of Sage 50 when you choose services that connect directly with your software!

Cheques and Forms

Print business cheques, statements and invoices from within Sage 50 Accounting.


Call 1-800-497-1475 5 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT (Monday-Friday) to speak to a product specialist, fax the order form to 1-888-254-2878, or visit the online store.

Training

Learn Sage 50 the way you want, in the environment that works best for you. Sage University offers seminars, hands-on labs, realtime and anytime learning, and user certification.

  1. Based on independent surveys of 279 Canadian small businesses (conducted 2/13) and 275 accountants who work with small business clients (conducted 6/13).
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