Sage 50cloud Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Sage 50cloud

Cloud-connected accounting solution for small business

3.74/5 (233 reviews)

Sage 50cloud overview

What is Sage 50cloud?

Sage 50cloud (formerly Peachtree Software) is a comprehensive accounting solution for small business. It provides core functionality, such as A/R and A/P, customer management and financial reporting. Premium features, such as detailed profitability tracking, cash flow forecasting and custom reporting, come standard.
Sage 50cloud enhances user productivity with convenient, cloud connected features, such as digital invoicing, online payments, automated bank reconciliation, Microsoft Excel-based reporting, and more. Remote access allows users to work on-the-go via laptop.
The software has built-in accounting and compliance controls that maintain accuracy and prevent common errors. Security functions include suspicious transaction flagging, audit trails and user access settings. Data can be backed up locally or to the cloud.
All Sage 50cloud plans include core vendor, inventory and job management functionality. Advanced features tailor to certain industry segments, such as construction, distribution and manufacturing businesses.
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Pricing

Starting from
$465.95/year
Pricing options
Subscription
Free trial
Value for money
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Devices

Business size

S
M
L

Markets

United States, United Kingdom, Australia

Supported languages

English, Spanish
Sage 50cloud screenshot: Automatically sync Microsoft Outlook contacts and Sage 50c contacts, and access all data from anywhereSage 50 Cloud OverviewSage 50cloud screenshot: The Sage 50 Accounts Tracker mobile app for iOS and Android provides real-time business insight while on-the-goSage 50cloud screenshot: Manage cash flow and invoicing, and link directly to bank accounts to record sales and receipts in real timeSage 50cloud screenshot: Work from anywhere with Microsoft Office 365 integrationSage 50cloud screenshot: Calculate taxes and automatically file returns securely onlineSage 50cloud screenshot: Perform stock takes and automatically update stock levels

Sage 50cloud reviews

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Chad Herman

A must have for growing businesses

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-04-24
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Sage50 is a widely used product for a good reason. Sage is very user friendly and combines many of the necessary items for businesses. This includes payroll, inventory tracking, invoicing, etc. One of the best this about Sage is that it can grow with your business and personalized to a certain point.

Cons
There are some shortfalls for new users and users with little accounting/bookkeeping knowledge as there can be a learning curve if you are not familiar with accounting software.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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martinho Henriques

I have been using the sage billing system for several years. I recommend

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-02-15
Review Source: Capterra

It is software that has been with me daily for several years, I'm already in tune with the program, the experience is fantastic

Pros
Very intuitive, easy to perform everyday tasks , Has very important sales charts, In the main frame we have all the necessary information, we don't need to go around opening several menus.

Cons
In my case, I cannot reconcile with my accountant , It is not easy to layout invoices is not a very easy process

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

Worst experience ever

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-07-09
Review Source: GetApp

I had one call and because the tech rep could not stay on the phone while I did as he asked, he did up a ticket...which he immediately closed. When I called back in they could not / would not reopen that ticket. I got pushed to sales and they would not give me back my one support call. That rep said I could speak with a supervisor, then pushed me back to tech. When I called in, someone took my name for the supervisor to call me back, and that never happened. This is the worst customer service I have seen in years. Meanwhile my newly purchased upgrade, is not doing what it is supposed to. Thanks for nothing Sage!

Pros
Fine once you get used to it; it is not as user friendly as Quickbooks

Cons
Functionality between computers has been a problem and tech did not help; read below

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Likelihood to recommend: 0/10

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John Tracey

Good...But A Little Expensive

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-08-13
Review Source: Software Advice

I use the Canadian version of the software. I suspect it's basically the same as the American version, except for sales tax and payroll, but I would check a review of that version for any American users.

Pros
Sage 50 is an easy-to-use piece of accounting software aimed at SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises), and it is one of QuickBooks' major competitors. It's fairly easy to find people who are familiar with Sage 50. That's a plus for small businesses looking to find an employee or outside service provider to take care of their books. If you are looking to do the books yourself, Sage 50 is relatively easy to learn. They have thorough tutorials available to walk you through the basics. Major transactions are grouped together under tabs on the left-hand navigation panel. The various workflows--receivables, payables, inventory and services, employees and payroll, and a 'company' category--are all shown graphically. Each task within a major area is represented as a labeled icon, making it is to start a new transaction from this screen. The 'company' link is a catch-all category, including general journal entries, the chart of accounts and tools for managing your data and accounting tasks. Virtually every report that a small business could need is available in Sage 50.

Cons
I found Sage 50 to be glitchy in the past. I have spent too many hours on hold or on a call with their tech support. I use the payroll-included version of Sage 50. I also have a support package. In all, that's not competitively priced. If it weren't for the fact that some clients have been using this software for years and are reimbursing me for the cost of the software, I would not be using it. QuickBooks is a better value.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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NIcki Milligan

More bang for your,buck!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2020-02-20
Review Source: Software Advice

The use of Sage over Quickbooks is a total 360. It's so easy to navigate and find the transactions and reports you need to use.

Pros
I use this software at my actual job. I like the ease of use so much that I am switching to using it at my second job.

Cons
Tax code formulas, if something is missing I have no idea how to correct it.

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Sage 50cloud pricing

Starting from
$465.95/year
Pricing options
Subscription
Free trial
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Versions:

Sage 50c Pro Accounting:
Sage 50c Premium Accounting:
Sage 50c Quantum Accounting:

Add Microsoft Office 365 integration available.

Sage 50cloud features

Accounting Management
Activity Dashboard
Billing & Invoicing
Electronic Payments
Expense Tracking
Financial Analysis
Invoice Management
Invoice Processing
Multi-Currency
Real Time Data
Reporting & Statistics

API (277 other apps)
Accounting Integration (163 other apps)
Audit Trail (138 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (168 other apps)
Compliance Management (188 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (171 other apps)
Data Import/Export (180 other apps)
Third Party Integration (211 other apps)
Workflow Management (151 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Videos and tutorials

Additional information for Sage 50cloud

Key features of Sage 50cloud

  • Financial consolidation
  • Pay bills electronically, print paper checks
  • Control budgets and departments
  • Customer tracking
  • Mobile invoicing
  • Integrated bank feeds
  • Accounting management
  • Activity tracking
  • Auditing
  • Automated backup
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Batch processing
  • Contact database
  • Customizable branding
  • Customizable templates
  • Data import
  • Electronic payments
  • Employee management
  • Estimating
  • Expense tracking
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial management
  • Forecasting
  • Forms management
  • Inventory optimization
  • Inventory tracking
  • Invoice management & processing
  • Invoice processing
  • Job costing
  • Microsoft Outlook contact synchronization
  • Mobile integration
  • Multi-currency
  • Order management & tracking
  • Payroll management
  • Project accounting
  • Project time tracking
  • Project tracking
  • Purchase order management
  • Quote management
  • Real time data
  • Recurring billing
  • Sales analytics
  • Sales reporting
  • Supplier management
  • Templates
  • Tracking features
  • Trend analysis
  • Activity dashboard
  • Purchasing
  • Transfer management
  • Receipt management
  • Benefits
  • Project budgeting
  • Billing & invoicing
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Tax management
  • Automated billing
  • Expense claims
  • Sales orders
  • Cash flow statement
  • One-click reports
  • Custom pricing
  • Access control
  • Contact management
  • Collaboration tools
  • Inventory management & optimization
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Benefits

Access contact details, customer balance information, credit limits, and order history from anywhere by syncing Microsoft Outlook contacts and Sage 50cloud contacts.

Accept payments on the go by combining Sage 50cloud with Sage Payment Solutions in order to accept secure and compliant payments from anywhere.

Link directly to bank accounts to record sales and receipts in real time and check up on what the business is owed, schedule supplier payments, and more, with tools for cash flow and invoicing.

Sage 50cloud's add-on solution for stock and inventory management enables organizations to automatically update stock levels, and control assets through stock valuations and audits.

Work and collaborate from anywhere with applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook through seamless integration with Microsoft Office 365.