Sage 50 Accounts Professional

What is Sage 50 Accounts Professional?

Sage 50 Accounts Professional is easy-to-use accounts software that’s ideal for small to medium-sized businesses that process large volumes of financial data or trade in foreign currency. It has all the features of Sage 50 Accounts Plus, with added extras of sales & purchase order processing and up to 10 users.


Easy to get up and running

  • No-hassle online registration and activation
  • Simple company setup and easy customisation
  • Clear, simple language with no accounting jargon
  • Online help centre with guides and video demos to help with key tasks
  • Demo & practice data to help you get to grips with Sage 50 Accounts Professional
  • Simple walk-throughs of key processes like Year End and VAT returns
  • 45 days free telephone support if you need help setting up or moving data
  • Easily import Microsoft Excel (.xls & xlsx) and .csv files

Manage your VAT

  • VAT wizard automates all your VAT calculations
  • Follow four simple steps to complete your VAT return
  • Easily calculate & reconcile VAT with just a few clicks – it’s as easy as that
  • Submit your VAT returns to directly to HMRC online (now a legal requirement for most businesses)
  • Work with a range of tax codes and rates
  • Handle standard VAT, VAT Cash Accounting, Flat Rate VAT & Irish VAT Cash Accounting
  • Record and calculate EC Sales List returns

Tailor to suit your business

  • Easily customise reports to suit your business
  • 1 user and 1 company licence included
  • Work faster with up to 10 concurrent users (£265+VAT per additional user)
  • Manage an unlimited number of companies (£275 per additional company)
  • Install over a network (minimum 2 user licence required)
  • Have different user preferences and access levels
  • Manage your time with the integrated diary
  • Keep your data sage with easy backup
  • Pick from a range of add-ons to suit you
  • Sage Pay – send and receive online payments
  • Sage 50 CIS – keep up with CIS legislation
  • Tradebox – integrate with your online shop

Total control of your finances

  • Balance money going in and out of your business
  • Accept payment by cash, cheque, card, and Direct Debit – whichever you prefer
  • Trade in foreign currency – Euro, Dollar and more
  • Create up Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Reports
  • Set up a Chart of Accounts for your business
  • Control your costs in detail at a project, customer, supplier or product level
  • Set budgets for different departments & forecast cash flow in detail
  • Share data with your accountant by email
  • See your credit position & reconcile with your bank account
  • Reconcile with foreign currency bank accounts
  • Easily correct mistakes and set ‘lock dates’ to close-off financial periods
  • Complete Year End and Month End in simple steps


Keep your customers happy

  • Store and search your customer details
  • Handy dashboard shows outstanding debts and tasks to complete
  • Issue quotes and invoices in a few clicks
  • Easily customise your quotes, invoices and statements
  • Send quotes, invoices and statements by email
  • Set up flexible prices for different customers
  • Accept payments from overseas customers in foreign currencies
  • Generate and process sales orders
  • Add ‘Pay now’ buttons to invoices for speedy payment
  • Know how profitable your quotes & invoices are with the click of a button
  • Highlight disputed invoices
  • Access a full history of all customer activity
  • Apply flexible discounts & quickly process refunds
  • Analyse and highlight customer activity, debts and best customers

Manage products, stock and materials

  • See best and worst performing products at a glance
  • View the quantity and value of products and materials in stock
  • Set up product stock codes, descriptions, categories and prices
  • Record services and easily create service quotes & invoices
  • Create a Bill of Materials to monitor different components and parts
  • Know when you need to order more materials, and how much to buy
  • Automatically update stock and material levels when invoices and returns are posted
  • Perform stock takes and keep your records up to date
  • See the profitability of your different materials and products
  • Apply flexible discounts and prices for different customers and quantities bought
  • Speed up processing by adding barcodes & QR codes to products and documents

Manage your suppliers

  • Store supplier addresses, contacts and credit information
  • Highlight outstanding invoices & see what you owe
  • Set tasks to complete in the built-in diary
  • Process invoices and quotes in batches
  • Pay overseas supplier in foreign currencies
  • Generate and process purchase orders
  • Access a complete history of all supplier activity
  • Pay invoices promptly from Sage 50 Accounts
  • Analyse supplier debt, activity and performance through a range of reports
  • Search supplier records instantly with the ‘Quick search’ feature
  • Quickly & easily email documents to suppliers

Work on the move from your mobile & tablet

  • Access instant snapshots of your finances
  • Connect to your live data for accurate figures
  • Secure encryption keeps your data 100% safe

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Sage 50 Mobile:

  • Ideal for managing your finances on the move
  • Free for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android
  • See financial summaries at a glance so you’re always up to speed
  • Set up customers & generate quotes and invoices
  • Instantly check sales histories and product performance

Sage 50 Accounts Pulse:

  • Instant insight on your Windows 8 device
  • Ideal for people outside your Finance Dept. who need to see financial summaries at a glance

Apple Mac compatibility

  • Sage software is not compatible with Apple Macs, unless you are running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 via Apple’s Boot Camp utility