If you subscribe to Sage Business Care Gold or Payroll, you can obtain your Payroll ID when registering Sage 50 Accounting. Your Payroll ID can also be found on your registration confirmation email. To enter your Payroll ID:
- Launch Sage 50 Accounting. Under the main Help menu, select Unlock Auto Payroll. Then click on Enter Payroll ID.
- Enter your Account ID.
- Payroll ID: The Payroll ID a string of 10 alphanumeric characters and is not case sensitive.
Automatic Activation: Choose Retrieve my Payroll ID from Sage 50 Accounting online. You need to be connected to the Internet and current on your Sage Business Care Gold to use this feature.
Manual Activation: Choose Use this Payroll ID. You will find this in the registration confirmation email if you are a Sage Business Care Gold or Payroll subscriber.
- Click OK. Payroll has now been successfully activated.
Do I have to register Sage 50 Accounting to obtain my Payroll ID?
You must first register your software and have an active subscription to Sage Business Care Gold to obtain your Payroll ID. Please register online at the Sage Customer Portal or by phone at 1-888-261-9610. You can obtain a Temporary Payroll ID by signing up for the 60-day Payroll trial.
Does the Payroll ID use all letters of the alphabet?
Similar to the product Key Code, the Payroll ID does not use the letters I and O. Enter the Payroll ID using numbers one (1) and zero (0) instead.
Do I have to activate my software before entering my Payroll ID?
Before you enter your Payroll ID, you must first activate your software by entering your Key Code.
How do I get a Temporary Payroll ID?
If you are not yet ready to subscribe to Sage Business Care Gold, you may obtain your Temporary Payroll ID by signing up for the 60-day Payroll trial. At the end of your 60 day trial, you must sign up for Sage Business Care Gold to continue using Sage 50 Accounting to automatically calculate your employees' payroll taxes and source deductions, prepare government T4's, ROE's or RL-1's through print or electronic filing, and review payroll records before preparing T4's with a report similar to the PIER report. Call 1-888-261-9610 to sign up.