Sage 500 Year End: Print or eFile 1099 and 1096 forms

This is a summary of the Sage 500 year-end procedure (version 2021 and prior) to submit 1099 and 1096 forms for tax year 2021. Note that the Sage 500 eFiling process uses Aatrix, which requires a one-time enrollment if you haven’t done so already.  This can be done near the end of the process (step […]

Steps to Help Defend Your Business From Cyberattack

ERP systems–the systems central to many businesses’ operations–are becoming the prime target for cyber attackers. ERP systems contain a treasure trove of information from across the entire organization. From company financials and intellectual property to sensitive personnel and vendor information–everything. These bad actors are deploying a form of malware that provides quick returns–ransomware. Ransomware locks […]

New Sales Tax Rules for Cross-Border Canadian Sales

New sales tax legislation has gone into effect in Canada that will impact certain businesses outside of the country. Companies affected will need to register for Canada’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). Companies will need to comply if they sell $30,000 CAD or more in products or services to Canadian […]

Changes in Sage Knowledgebase coming soon

A long time support resource for Sage Software will soon be getting an update. What is happening The Sage Knowledgebase for Sage 500 (North America), also known as the Sage KB, will be migrating to a new platform. There is no concern of the Sage KB going away. Sage is committed to the knowledgebase as […]

Sage 500 Version Support and End of Life

Many businesses are uncertain about the continued support and end of life plan for Sage 500 ERP. Support for Sage 500 versions As of August 2021, Sage is currently supporting versions of Sage 500 as shown in the graphic below. The general rule has been that Sage would support the most recent three versions of […]