Tips

Tips

Payroll

Process redundancy pay

To process this you will need to set up a post-tax and NI payment up to the value of £30,000. If the payment is above £30,000 you will also need to set up a payment subject to Class 1A national insurance. 

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Tips

Tips

Payroll

Quick Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP)

You can quickly record SMP and keep track of employee’s maternity leave using the Quick SMP option.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Running Reports for previous financial year

If you want to run management reports such as a balance sheet, profit and loss or trial balance report for a previous year

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Tips

Tips

Payroll

Creating a new employee record in Sage 50cloud Payroll.

When someone new starts at your business you will need to set up a new employee record.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

VAT Changes for Hospitality, accommodation and attractions

To help businesses in the hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions sectors, the Chancellor has temporary reduced rate of VAT to 5% from the 15 July 2020

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Tips

Tips

Payroll

Reprinting a payslip from a previous period

It is quick and easy to reprint payslips.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Making lists easier to work with

To make things easier when you’re working with large lists of records or transactions in Sage 50 Accounts, you can add alternative row colours

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Tips

Tips

The Coronavirus SSP Rebate Scheme

The Coronavirus SSP Rebate Scheme will repay Statutory sick pay (SSP) to you for any current or former employee that you have paid SSP on or after 13th March 2020.

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Tips

Accounting for Job Retention Scheme Income

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers can access support to continue paying part of their employee’s salary for those employees who would otherwise be laid off during this crisis.

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Tips

Tips

Payroll- Running Reports in Sage 50cloud Payroll

Sage 50 Payroll contains many reports to help you get the information you need from your software, and there are different ways to run those reports.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts – Process a grant received

There are new grant schemes available across the UK to support small business during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Tips

Tips

Payroll

Get ready for the new tax year

The new tax year starts on 6th April 2020.  Before you process wages in the new tax year you need to complete a few simple tasks to set up your software

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Configure your toolbars and columns

Sage have made Sage 50cloud Accounts more efficient by enabling you to configure the desktop to hide what you don’t need and make the options you need more easier to find on a regular basis.  You can also choose to display extra data columns

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Report Criteria defaults to 31/12/2019

When you run a report in Sage 50cloud Accounts V26.1 and below, the date criteria defaults to run up to 31/12/2019.

As that date has now passed, you must ensure you are using the latest version of Sage 50cloud Accounts

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Tips

Tips

Payroll

Managing departments and cost centres

There may be times when you need to analyse a group of employees, and the various parts of their pay.  For example, to run a report that shows a breakdown of the wages across the different departments/offices in your business.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Refund a customer credit note

There might be times when you need to refund a customer credit note, this can be easily recorded using the Customer refund option.

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Tips

Tips

Accounts

Including bank charges as you post supplier payments and customer receipts

With Sage 50cloud Accounts it is possible to post a bank payment for bank charges at the same time as you post the customer receipt or supplier payment, saving you time…

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TIP 2

TIP 2

Payroll

Background Updates

To ensure your Payroll software is always up to date, Sage can automatically download and install updates and fixes for you. These install while your software is closed, which means you don’t have to do anything…

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TIP 3

TIP 3

Accounts

Creating new business letters

It is now even easier to create your own letters to send to customers and suppliers direct from Sage 50 Accounts. You can download and restore a letters only backup, then you can use the new templates to enter your own content…

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TIP 4

TIP 4

Accounts

Hide deleted transactions in Sage 50 Accounts

In Sage Accounts you can easily exclude deleted transactions from your lists, activity windows and reports…

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We are currently not able to visit your premises but we do have the ability to remotely login to your system from our home offices to provide any accounts, VAT or payroll support you need.

We are busy dealing with lots of questions from clients and the challenges of working from home – we ask that you be patient and understand that we may take a little longer than usual to reply to an email.

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