Sage 50 Quantum Accounting Sage 50 Quantum Accounting

Enterprise Accounting Software


Sage 50 Quantum Accounting was specifically engineered to be fully compliant with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), giving you the peace of mind that allows you to focus on what really matters – running your business.

Complete Control With Double-entry Accounting

Double-entry accounting provides for accounts that are accurate and in balance. Sage 50 Quantum Accounting gives you the tools to be in full control of the bookkeeping process through the use of Accounting Periods and G/L Accounts.

Role Based Security

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting gives you control of user access. Role-based security controls allow for screen-level and report groups access control. Administrators can select from dozens of specific areas to add, edit, or delete access rights for every role defined.

Advanced Serialized Inventory

Reduce waste and reign in inventory carrying costs by tracking individual inventory serial numbers from purchase order to delivery.

Supported by 13,000+ Canadian Accountants and Bookkeepers3

Sage 50 Accounting is supported by the Sage Accountants Network, Canada's largest network of accountants and bookkeepers. No matter where you are in Canada, chances are there's a Sage Accountants Network member in your neighborhood, ready to help you with your accounting needs.

Powerful Business Intelligence at a Small Business price

Get the powerful functionality and flexibility of custom reports designed specifically for your business! The data is easily accessible; no technical knowledge is needed to get the data. And you can quickly format it so it's something you can easily analyze and take action on.

Graphical Trend Forecasts for your Key Business Data

Available only in Sage 50 Quantum Accounting, the Trends Forecast dashboard contains trend forecasts of your company's key performance data or indicators (KPIs), providing a snapshot of where the business is potentially headed. With this knowledge business owners are better able to anticipate the needs of their business and develop contingency plans accordingly.

What you need to know – for your specific role

For Business Owners

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting is certainly a customer-proven, reliable business management software that helps the business owner as well as the accountant/bookkeeper. Plus, your IT person will love you for going with Sage 50 Quantum Accounting. Here's what your business will experience:

  • An accounting system that's comprehensive yet affordable
  • Easy implementation – think 'ready in minutes'
  • Accuracy and reliability
  • Scalability to grow with you
  • Comprehensive and customizable reporting

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting gives you depth/breadth of visibility into your business, you'll be able to monitor business performance and take action. You can feel assured that not only will you have enterprise accounting functionality that rivals powerful yet costly mid-market solutions, but Sage 50 Quantum Accounting comes with a small business price.

Benefits to you…

  • Peace of mind – knowing your software is in full compliance with accounting regulations.
  • Focus on business – confidence in knowing your accounting is taken care of.
  • Faster business velocity – faster business processing means more money.
For Accountants/Bookkeepers

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting gives you comprehensive accounting tools to fully control and manage your clients' accounting, with ease and speed.

Benefits to you…

  • Accuracy and reliability of your data.
  • Increased productivity–whether maintaining cash flow or tracking aged invoices or automatic payroll tax table updates, you'll get more done, faster.
  • No additional cost for payroll–the latest tax tables are included for no additional cost with a one-year subscription to Sage Business Care Gold.4
  • Peace of mind – Sage Business Care Gold4 support; our dedicated team of support specialists is ready to help.
For IT Considerations

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting has been architecturally designed to work within your network and not cause undue headaches. Here's what you can expect…

  • Scalability – the system supports an unlimited number of customer, service, and inventory items. Plus, you'll have the ability to add up to 40 concurrent users available.
  • ODBC-compliant – in case your business needs require integration with advanced 3rd party reporting systems.
  • Advanced security – user permission rights lets you maintain full control of key areas of the software.

Room to Grow

Scalability and Growth Capacity

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting is designed to support your company's growth. For example, it can support an unlimited number of customer, vendor and inventory items. Even as your company expands into a medium-sized organization with hundreds of employees, Sage 50 Quantum Accounting scales up with you.

Simultaneous Access for Up to 40 Users

Eliminate unnecessary back and forth communications by giving more people secure, role-based access to the information they use and contribute to. Let your staff take quick, real-time action and increase team productivity. Sage 50 Quantum Accounting user licenses are available in increments of 5 up to 40—you can get started with a smaller number of licenses and then add new users as you need them.

Access to Data–ODBC-Compliant

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting is fully compliant with ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) industry standards for the storage and transfer of data. If you need much more advanced reporting, you'll be able to connect those reporting tools to the Sage 50 Quantum Accounting database.

Compare Solutions

Comparison: Sage 50 Quantum Accounting vs. Comparable Mid-market systems

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting Comparable Mid-market Systems
Number of companies, customers, vendors, inventory items Unlimited Unlimited
Double-entry accounting Yes Yes
Always-on audit trail5 Yes Yes
Customizable user permissions Yes Yes
Multiple inventory locations Yes Yes
Serialized inventory Yes Yes
Scalable database Yes
Built-in Form Customization Yes Yes
Daily Business Manager: centralized pre-defined key performance indicators (KPIs) Yes Yes
Multi-currency Unlimited Yes
Real-time multi- language capabilities (English and French) Yes Yes
OBDC-Compliance (for 3rd party database integration) Yes Yes

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting and Your Business Needs

Boost business productivity and workplace efficiency with high-performance, bilingual accounting from Sage 50 Quantum Accounting. The solution goes far beyond the advanced management of cash flow management, budgeting, revenue, sales tax calculations and revenue and expense tracking. Do you experience any of the issues listed below?

Project Budgeting:

You know how important budgeting projects is, both for future planning and looking back at how on budget you were and how profitable you are.

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting has the ability to budget upcoming projects, without any limitation to current fiscal year, and to keep track of multiple years of budgets and actual. This allows you to budget for next year, while keeping tabs on how close to budget your projects have been over the past couple of years.

Tracking Employee/Contractor Hours:

You need to keep track of the time your employees and contractors work on each project and quickly and easily bill this time to the customer.

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting saves you time tracking hours worked for a project, paying your employees or contractors, and most importantly billing your customers. Record the hours worked by the employee/contractor once in the time slips, then simply pull the time onto your employees pay slip, your contractor's bill, and your customer's invoice. No duplicate entry of information required. This will also provide more visibility into time and costs spent on projects, allowing you to stay profitable.

Inventory Tracking:

You need to know what inventory you have on hand, where the inventory is going, and where you are profitable or not, and why.

Sage 50 Quantum Accounting lets you track serialized items enabling you to know when and to whom each item was sold to and allowing you to track the entire life cycle of the product for warranty, maintenance, and recall notices. Detailed inventory management is also a key to reducing waste and managing costs. Detailed inventory reporting allows you to make better inventory decisions by reporting on the building of items, the usage of components, and the write off of materials.

User Security Settings:

You need to quickly and easily setup multiple employees with access to your accounting information, but you want to ensure they only have sufficient access to their job and not view information that they should not be looking at.

Having several users with the proper access to information and the ability to quickly update information can improve business productivity and profitability. Sage 50 Quantum Accounting allows you to create different roles with different levels of access to sensitive financial data. This makes it quick and easy to assign an employee a role with the appropriate access level to do their job.

If any of these issues seem familiar, try Sage 50 Quantum Accounting today!

Not ready to buy yet? Try Sage 50 Quantum Accounting or call 1-888-261-9610 to learn more.


If you are not fully satisfied, return Sage 50 Accounting to Sage within 60 days of purchase with the original dated receipt for a full refund.

  1. Up to 40 named user licenses can be purchased.
  2. Pay up to 10 employees (Sage 50 Pro Accounting, Sage 50 Premium Accounting, Sage 50 Quantum Accounting). Additional fees apply for more employees. Find out more about the Employee Limits on Payroll. All access to any payroll functionality requires a service plan with payroll processing. Payroll plans are available for all Sage 50 Accounting software solutions except Sage 50 First Step Accounting. A plan is also required to print, process, and file CRA forms. Support Specialists reserve the right to limit duration of telephone support calls or online chat sessions to one hour. Review the Supported Topics covered with your Sage Business Care plan.
  3. Based on internal data current as of January 15, 2012 indicating registered Sage Accountants Network members for North America. Valid credit card required to activate service.
  4. A one year subscription to Sage Business Care Gold is included in the purchase of Sage 50 Quantum Accounting. To ensure continuous service, your Sage Business Care plan is an automatically renewing plan, and subsequent years will be automatically billed to the same credit card each year on the anniversary date of your purchase at the then-current rate after notifying you at least 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. Renewal is not required for continuous access to product updates for supported versions. You may terminate the plan with at least seven calendar days’ notice prior to your renewal date and not be charged for the renewal. For more details, please go to review the support coverage & resources covered with your Sage Business Care plan.
  5. The full time audit trail is a permanent record of every transaction that is made within the ledger. The audit trail cannot be turned off in the software, and therefore, meets the government record keeping requirements for tax purposes as well as provides lenders and investors with credible information for financial statements.
  6. This pricing information was gathered in February, 2012 through publicly available information. This includes professional services engaged to install and support 10 users. In some cases, the costs are estimates based on various sources of data. Prospective customers should undertake their own price investigation prior to making any product decisions.
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