I confess to being a sceptic about Sage 50 Remote Data Access (formerly Sage Drive). When this feature was first released by Sage a few years ago, I saw it as a “Cloud wannabe”, a mash-up of web and onsite technologies that missed the target. With some recent changes in the 2021 Edition of Sage 50, along with my own …

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Almost by accident, we recently stumbled upon a 3rd party application for Sage 50 that we think could benefit many of our clients. The app is called AutoEntry. It takes the drudgery out of manually entering invoice details into Sage 50 by scanning each document, categorizing the document for vendor and general ledger account info, and then “publishing” (i.e. loading) …

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Extended personal tax due dates for 2020 IRS:     Federal tax returns (1040) are now due on Monday, May 17th. IRS:     If you are normally required to pay 1st quarter estimated taxes for the current year (2021) on April 15th, they are still due on April 15, 2021. States: PA and surrounding states (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY) have also …

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We do not usually write articles about tax issues, but we recently found some noteworthy articles related to taxes, the pandemic, and COVID-19, for you to think about. These are all courtesy of the “Accounting Today” Daily Briefing, to which we subscribe. Coronavirus delays IRS reorganization The Taxpayer First Act that Congress passed last year, which mandates that the IRS …

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Occasionally you may have to write a check to pay a bill and will probably never have to write a check to that particular company or person again. We call this a “one-off” check, and It is not really necessary to create a new vendor record to write this one-off check. Below is method we recommend for producing a one-off …

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