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 2012 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
Jane Kelly, ACMA is a Chartered Management Accountant and Sage trainer. As well as being a successful For Dummies author, she is currently working on online training solutions for Bookkeeping and Sage 50.
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