Year End 2007

This Issues Topics:

Year End Specific Articles Include:
  • Preparing For Year-End Processing
  • 2007—The Year In Review
  • Creating A New Sage MAS 90 And 200 Company Is Easy As 1-2-3
  • It’s The Order That Counts
  • Year-End News, Updates, And Tips
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General Module Closing Details For
  • Purchase Order
  • Sales Order
  • Inventory Management
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger
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Extended Solutions That Maximize Security
The security of your company's data is critically important. Your Sage MAS 90 ERP software includes a strong security infrastructure to provide tight control over which users have access to which data. Several Extended Solutions are available that allow you to fine-tune your security setup.
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Protecting Your Data
Today's businesses depend on technology. You would find it very difficult to operate without your company's servers, workstations, laptop computers, peripherals, and more important, the data stored within that technology. When something is this valuable, it makes sense to invest in its security. Your technology is vulnerable to a number of dangers, from natural disasters, to power interruptions, to simply wearing out.
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November 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 6

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Realize The Cost Savings Of A Paperless Office
Affordable computerized accounting for small and medium-sized businesses has been around now for decades. While the computer calculates everything for you, journals, reports, invoices, purchase orders and so forth still have to be printed. Accounting journals need to be retained for audit trail purposes, while invoices...
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Headline News
The CPA Technology Advisor's Mid-Range Accounting Systems review awarded Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 5-Star Overall Ratings. In fact...
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The Bill Of Materials Module—Not Just For Manufacturers
As its name implies, the Sage MAS 90 Bill of Materials module is used to create a list of components used to manufacture goods, but this module offers so much more. You can backflush manufacturing costs, create sales kits, and even use it for product configuration. For small manufacturing enterprises...
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Tips & Tricks
The actions performed during Disassembly Entry vary slightly depending on whether you are using it to disassemble a Produced or Purchased Item or to reverse a Production Entry...
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In The Spotlight:
Extended Solutions For Bill Of Materials

The Sage MAS 90 Bill of Materials module can become even more powerful with the addition of one or more Extended Solutions for Sage MAS 90 and 200 ERP. Here are just a few of the many solutions available...
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September 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 5

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Custom Office Customizer
Sage MAS 90 ERP is at home in companies spanning dozens of industries, from wholesale distributors to service organizations. Some reasons this solution works so well for such diverse organizations include the software's strong core functionality, large number of available modules, various industry-specific add-on applications, and perhaps most importantly, its ability to be customized and...
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Headline News
Sage MAS 90 version 3.71 is slated for retirement. In December 2007, customers will receive the final 3.71 Year-End Tax Table updates and...
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Tips & Tricks
This tip takes you step by step through the creation of an Item Masterfile user-defined field (UDF)...
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Extended Solutions For Multi-Company Accounting
With its multi-company functionality, Sage MAS 90 ERP allows you to maintain and account for the separate business entities, store locations, or discrete business divisions within your corporate structure. Keeping financial transactions separate is often a necessity, and...
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In The Spotlight
Sage MAS 90 Fixed Asset Module

Accurately managing and tracking your company's fixed assets is a necessary, if less than glamorous task. Many companies rely on spreadsheets to keep a listing of those assets and turn the documents over to their CPA at tax time to perform the necessary calculations. If you're ready to take a more active role...
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July 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 4

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New StarShip Freight Module
Expands Shipping Options

In today’s global business world, transporting goods near and far is part of every business that makes or distributes products. For large orders or large bulky items, parcel delivery services are not the answer—these items are considered freight and must be delivered by truck. The upcoming release of StarShip v10 adds functionality that allows you to...
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Headline News
Sage Software, Inc. recently sponsored a white paper entitled Growing Pains, Expansion Strategies for Small Firms. The white paper was developed by...
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Tips & Tricks
When using Sage MAS 90 or 200 4.1 linked to ACT! by Sage with the new ACT! Link, you may find you need to create matching contact records in one application or the other, after the initial accounting link has been established. The following procedures explain how to...
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Streamline Returns With The Sage MAS 90 RMA Module
Competition for new customers seems to get stiffer every day, and you must work harder than ever to keep existing customers happy. A necessary component of good customer service is accepting returns or exchanges. Your customers expect it, appreciate it, and tend to buy from those vendors who...
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In The Spotlight
New Sage SalesLogix Integration
One benefit of owning Sage Software products is the broad portfolio of applications offered. When you go looking for new capabilities, such as a customer relationship management system, you need look no further than Sage Software. Sage Software has three offerings covering the needs of companies...
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June 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 3

This Issues Topics:

New SageCRM Integration Link
If your company is like most, different types of customer information are kept in two or more applications. This requires a fair amount of duplicate data entry to keep both systems current. This lack of a central view of customer information impacts the effectiveness and efficiency of both your front office customer service and sales staff, and your back office accounting and finance staff...
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Headline News
Sage Summit, the annual conference for Sage Software customers, will be held this year in Chicago, during the first week of November. You’ll learn about...
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Keep Your Data Secure
Data security has always been a top concern of businesses. Threats seem to be everywhere: viruses, malware, natural disasters, power surges, disgruntled or simply careless employees—and the list goes on. What are some practical steps you can take to ensure the security of...
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Vista Compatibility
Currently, Sage MAS 90 and 200 Version 4.2 does not support the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. In June 2007, a Version 4.2 Service Pack will be available that provides Vista-capable support. Sage integrated...
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In The Spotlight
Sage MAS 90 Sales Tax
Sage Software has partnered with Avalara to create a useful module for Sage MAS 90 ERP: Sage MAS 90 Sales Tax. Powered by AvaTax, Sage MAS 90 Sales Tax is a sales and use tax calculation service that works in the background of your accounting system via a secure internet connection. This integrated Web-based sales tax calculation service helps ensure...
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April 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 2

This Issues Topics:

Gain Quick Access To Information With
New Business Insights Explorer

If your organization has deployed Sage MAS 90 ERP as its business management software, you have the advantage of a rich feature set across more than 25 modules. Now, with the release of Sage MAS 90 Version 4.2, a new tool is included to make it fast and easy to locate the information you require...
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Headline News
On January 30, 2007 the Internal Revenue Service announced the updated Form 940, Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return. The form has...
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The Power Of The Sage MAS 90 ERP Business Framework
The new Business Framework for Sage MAS 90 was introduced in Version 4.0 for the General Ledger and Library Master modules. The Accounts Receivable, Sales Order, Return Merchandise Authorization, and Bank Account Reconciliation modules were updated to the new framework in Version 4.1. The Version 4.2 release...
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In The Spotlight:
Sage MAS 90 Version 4.2
With the Sage MAS 90 ERP Version 4.2, the Accounts Payable module receives its update to the new Business Framework architecture bringing speedy dual-grid data entry and other benefits. We cover the important benefits of the Business Framework...
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Feburary 2007 - Volume 7 - Issue 1

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Sage TimeSheet—MAS 90 Edition
Do you track employee time and expenses associated with your company’s projects? Do you rely on spreadsheets, or perhaps even pencil and paper? If so, let us introduce you to a better way...
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Headline News
Sage Software recently received recognition from two top industry publications. The company ranked in the top 30 of Manufacturing Business Technology’s Global 100 for the sixth...
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Shipping Efficiency
The Shipping Data Entry feature and bar code technology in the Sage MAS 90 Sales Order module—combined with StarShip from V-Technologies, a freight manifesting solution, can give you an automated pick, pack, and ship engine that keeps...
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In The Spotlight:
Sage MAS 90 Extended Solutions For Shipping
In conjunction with our Shipping Efficiency article on page 3, here we will explore two Extended Solutions for Sage MAS 90 ERP that increase the power and flexibility of this vital function...
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