I have this week started to use a lovely new PC, and so have had to install all my software from scratch.  Having used ACT! 2011 previously with the Sage and Accounts linked in the ‘old’ way I thought I would now take the plunge and add the new Accounting Integration facilities to my Sage.. read more →

06 Feb 2012
February 6, 2012

Sage Instant Accounts 2012

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What is Sage Instant Accounts? Sage Instant Accounts is the UK’s most recommended accounts software. It’s simple to use with the right training, and designed to help you manage your money, including VAT, end of year accounts and invoicing and management reports, as quickly and easily as possible. What’s new in Sage Instant Accounts 2012? The.. read more →

Another Sage 50 Accounts Update is currently being rolled out.  As for previous updates, if you run a multi-user system, once you have updated one machine you must then go ahead and update all machines which use the same data before you will be allowed to re-open Sage. Before you update your Sage 50 software You must.. read more →

23 Jan 2012
January 23, 2012

Sage – How to Manage your VAT part 2

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Following on from Sage  – How to manage your VAT part 1, here, as promised, is a guide to producing and submitting a VAT return in Sage 50 and Sage Instant Accounts. I would always you recommend you take a backup of your Sage data before running the VAT return, as once you have hit that.. read more →

16 Jan 2012
January 16, 2012

Sage – How to Manage your VAT part 1

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If you are a VAT registered business and still doing your bookkeeping manually, or using spreadsheets, then you really are missing a trick.  Using accounts software like Sage 50 or Sage Instant accounts makes producing the VAT return as easy as click, click, print, check, submit! I am assuming here that you have already set.. read more →

03 Jan 2012
January 3, 2012

Payroll Year End – Be Prepared

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Now Christmas and the New Year are out of the way, we can start thinking about 2012 and being ready for the end of the payroll tax year, as time never ceases to march on. Sage 50 Payroll 2012/13 is due for release in February, and I will be getting up to date with my.. read more →

23 Nov 2011
November 23, 2011

Sage 50 Accounts 2012 – Update 3

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Sage released a 3rd update to the 2012 Sage 50 software on Thursday 17th November.  You may have not been prompted to do this update yet, as Sage checks for updates automatically just once per week.  Hopefully you have been prompted to update, followed the instructions on screen and updated successfully. But what do you do.. read more →

Are you using the correct version of Instant Accounts V2011 (17)? Watch out if you are installing the latest version of Instant Accounts; there are a couple of known issues you should be aware of to ensure you are working with the correctly updated version. Also, if you are using the software already it is.. read more →