Get Started in Sage 50: An essential guide to the UK's leading accountancy software

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Do you want to have a clear understanding of accounting principles and know how to prepare accounts using Sage?
Get Started in Sage Line 50 introduces the principles behind the system - because if you understand how a system works, you will master it more quickly and be better equipped to sort out any problems later- and demonstrates how to use the various modules and facilities, for day-to-day accounting, for end-of-period summaries and reports and for trouble-shooting and analysis at any time. By the end of the book, you will have a clear understanding of acccounting principles and know how to prepare accounts using Sage. With its practical approach and clear illustrations, Get Started in Sage Line 50 is an essential resource for any user.

Get Started in Sage Line 50 includes:

Chapter 1: The principles of accounts
The common basis
Accounts and information
Double-entry bookkeeping
Customers and suppliers
The nominal ledger
Analysis and outputs

Chapter 2: The Sage 50 system
Getting started
The screen display
Viewing records and transactions
Entering data
Smart links
The diary
Report designer
File maintenance

Chapter 3: Setting up the accounts
Company data
Details and defaults
Multiple users and access rights
Customers and suppliers
Bank accounts
Invoice and order defaults
Program date
Change password

Chapter 4: The Company module
Company tasks and tools
Nominal records
Chart of Accounts
Editing the Nominal accounts
Double-entry bookkeeping
Journal entries

Chapter 5: Customers and suppliers
New records
Viewing and editing records
Customer reports
Statements and labels

Chapter 6: Invoices
Invoicing in Sage 50
Credit notes
Printing invoices
Updating ledgers
Batch invoices
Order processing
Chapter 7: Credit control
Managing customer credit
Day Sales Analysis
Cash flow
Aged analysis
Write offs
Managing supplier credit

Chapter 8: The Bank tasks
The Bank module
Payments and receipts
Receive Payment
Supplier payments
Batch payments
Recurring entries
Cheque printing

Chapter 9: Financial control
The Audit Trail
The Trial Balance
The Profit and Loss account
The Balance Sheet
Managing the month end
The Year End routine

Chapter 10: Products
The Products module
New products
Viewing and editing product data
Price lists
Stock levels

Chapter 11: Help and support
The Help Index
Searching for Help
The navigation panel
Sage on the Web
Ask Sage
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Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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