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Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies, 2nd Edition Updated for 2014

Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies, 2nd Edition Updated for 2014

Jane Kelly

ISBN: 978-1-118-31123-3 March 2012 424 Pages




Get to grips with Sage 50 Accounts in simple steps

This comprehensive guide walks you through every aspect of setting up and using Sage 50 Accounts, from installing the software to running VAT returns and producing monthly and yearly accounts. Inside you′ll discover the quickest way to complete tasks and how to customise Sage to suit your specific business needs. Packed with step-by-step instructions and fully illustrated with screenshots, this book is the easiest way to get the most from Sage 50 Accounts and take control of your business finances.

  • Completely up-to-date for the 2014 edition of Sage 50 software
  • Set up and start using Sage 50 Accounts with minimum fuss
  • Fully illustrated with the latest screenshots to help you every step of the way
  • Guidance on going mobile - with the new Sage 50 app
  • Details on the new Sage Quicksearch feature
Introduction 1

Part I: Setting Up and Installing Sage 50 Accounts 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Sage 50 Accounts 9

Chapter 2: Creating Your Chart of Accounts and Assigning Nominal Codes 33

Chapter 3: Setting Up Records 53

Chapter 4: Recording Your Opening Balances 77

Part II: Looking into Day-to-Day Functions 93

Chapter 5: Processing Your Customer Paperwork 95

Chapter 6: Invoicing Your Customers 105

Chapter 7: Dealing with Paperwork from Your Suppliers 121

Chapter 8: Recording Your Bank Entries 131

Chapter 9: Maintaining and Correcting Entries 147

Part III: Functions for Plus and Professional Users 159

Chapter 10: Processing Sales Orders 161

Chapter 11: Processing Purchase Orders 181

Chapter 12: Keeping Track of Your Products 197

Chapter 13: Managing Projects 213

Chapter 14: Using Foreign Currencies 229

Part IV: Running Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Routines 247

Chapter 15: Reconciling Your Bank Accounts 249

Chapter 16: Running Your Monthly and Yearly Routines 261

Chapter 17: Running Your VAT Return 279

Part V: Using Reports 301

Chapter 18: Running Monthly Reports 303

Chapter 19: Tackling the Complicated Stuff 321

Chapter 20: Running Key Reports 337

Chapter 21: Going Mobile 355

Part VI: The Part of Tens 367

Chapter 22: Ten (Okay, Eleven) Funky Functions 369

Chapter 23: Ten (Or More) Wizards to Conjure 373

Appendix: Glossary 381

Index 385