How to Correct an Out of Balance General Ledger

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There are a variety of reasons that your general ledger can get out of balance.  In the video below, you’ll learn how to discover and correct the out‐of‐balance situation including instructions for making one‐sided journal entries.

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When it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there are a variety of questions about how to track and report data in order to remain in compliance.

That’s why Sage has put together an ACA Resource Center to help you understand the provisions and how to comply using your Sage 100 software. Here are some popular ACA resources to consider reviewing.


Step‐by‐step instructions for setting up Sage 100 for ACA tracking and reporting.


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Keeping Things In Order

A year end process in one module often writes data to another module. Therefore, the sequence in which you close your Sage 100 (formerly “MAS 90” or “MAS 200”) modules is extremely important in order to avoid the risk of


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At year end, it’s useful to create an archive company using the Copy Company feature. This provides a readily accessible copy (and backup) of the current year’s data even after you perform year end processing in your live company.
To make a copy company, go to:

Library Master > Main Menu > Company Maintenance

  1. Create a new

Sage Data Cloud and Connected Services

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Sage Data Cloud is a new technology that acts as a bridge between Sage 100 ERP and a range of new "Connected Services" that are delivered from the cloud. The Sage Data Cloud allows you to extend your existing investment in Sage 100 ERP by leveraging new cloud-based add-on features, applications, services, and functionality.

Here are just a few of the new cloud-based Connected Services that integrate directly with your Sage 100 ERP system:

Review of Sage 100 ERP - Version 2014

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Sage 100 Auto Complete 2014This latest release was packed with customer-requested enhancements designed to make Sage 100 ERP easier to use. The new Auto-Complete feature helps you quickly locate customers, vendors, and item records just by typing the first few letters of a name or item description. Auto-complete then populates a field of closely related matches that you can select from - helping you find what you need quickly without knowing an exact name or item number.

Welcome to Sage City

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Sage City is a new online destination that brings the entire Sage Community together to meet, share ideas, ask questions, and impart knowledge and experience. You can connect with product experts, fellow Sage customers, industry peers, and a whole community of support to help you get more out of your software.

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Sage Payment Gateway Scheduled Downtime 1/13/2014

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Sage announced today that there is a scheduled maintenance which may have some downtime on Monday, January 13th, 2014.

Here is the Original announcement

Sage Payment Gateway Scheduled Downtime 1-13-2014

Sage Payment Gateway Scheduled Maintenance Monday, January 13, 2014

On Monday, January 13, 2014 Sage Payment Solutions will be performing system maintenance between the hours of 2 am and 5 am EST. During this period, Sage gateway merchants, including Virtual Terminal, Sage Mobile and McKesson Mobile merchants, may be unable to process transactions or settle batches. Every measure has been taken to keep the system updates as short as possible. This upgrade is part of our ongoing effort to provide you the most modern, robust and secure processing systems and solutions available. The Automatic Settlement Process will not run during this period, but will re-commence once systems are resumed.

For more information and updates regarding this issue, please visit our Self Service Portal at

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Sage 100 ERP 2013 Product Update 1 (

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Sage released on 12/14/2012 the first product update for version 2013 ( This release was the day after the product update and is mostly product fixes that were fixed in 4.5 and also needed to be fixed in the 2013 version. Product Updates are cumulative, comprised of all program corrections found in prior updates.

Sage 100 ERP Smart Updates now update the client workstation automatically. This replaces the need to run WKsUpdate.exe after installing a product update.

For Users who have also installed Sage 100 ERP 2013 CRM, the installation of this Product Update installs a Quick Order Entry Component Update.exe to the ..\mas90\RWC directory. Users will need to copy and execute this file on the Sage 100 ERP 2013 CRM server. 

All Sage 100 ERP 2013 Product Updates will require the installation to be from the Sage 100 ERP Server. Significant enhancements are being introduced in Sage 100 ERP 2013 and its Updates. These include: Smart Update, Workstation Synchronization and Sage Auto Update. Part of these enhancements requires the Product Update to make changes to the local registry, necessitating a server side installation. The Product Update can be installed from the Sage 100 ERP 2013 Server either physically at the console or by connecting to it through Remote Desktop.

Hot Fix
3/29/13 PR5002-T The 941 Form for 2013 is not aligning correctly when Sage 100 workstation display settings are not set to 100% (default).
3/11/13 PR5001-T The Employee Totals Verification report shows a difference between the Check Totals and Employee Totals for employee with Additional Medicare Tax.
3/11/13 LM5002-T Payroll Checks will print but are not recognized as printed.
2/25/13 AR5001-T Past Due Amount Contains a Total of all Invoices.
2/25/13 GL5001-T G/L Summary Drill Down Does Not Convert Properly when Migrated from 4.50.
2/25/13 LM5001-T Sage 100 printing or preview fails when running through pvxcom.
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Sage MAS 90 & 200 ERP Product Update 2 (

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The following is a list of enhancements and corrections that have been incorporated for Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 version 4.50 in this Product Update. Product Updates are cumulative, containing all that were included in - These are also listed below for reference. The numbering scheme has been changed for 4.50 Product Updates. The third segment represents the Product Update number. This change was done to accommodate future enhancements.

After installing this Product Update, WKsUpdate 90.exe or WKsUpdate 200.exe needs to be run on each MAS Workstation. This file is located in the ..\mas90\WkSetup directory on the MAS Server. (WKsUpdate should also be run anytime WkSetup.exe is run on a MAS Workstation.)

Sage MAS 90 & 200 ERP Product Update 8 (

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The following is a list of enhancements and corrections that have been incorporated for Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 version 4.40 in this Product Update. Product Updates are cumulative, containing all program corrections found in prior updates.

After installing this Product Update, WKsUpdate 90.exe or WKsUpdate 200.exe needs to be run on each MAS Workstation. This file is located in the ..\mas90\WkSetup directory on the MAS Server. (WKsUpdate should also be run anytime WkSetup.exe is run on a MAS Workstation.)

Year End 2008

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This Issues Topics:

  • How to Boost Customer Loyalty Using Sage MAS 90 Or 200
  • Creating A New Company In Sage MAS 90 Is Easy As 1-2-3
  • What's New And What's Coming
  • Module Closing Sequence


General Module Closing Details For Sage MAS 90 And 200

  • Purchase Order
  • Sales Order
  • Inventory Management
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger


Murphy's Law "If anything can go wrong, it will."

With the new year approaching, there are a few business topics and 2009 goals worth consideration. Many people might think of Murphy in negative terms but it is really quite the opposite. Murphy's Law says that if something can go wrong, it will, and at the most inopportune time. Keeping Murphy in mind is the first step in making a business Murphy-proof.

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