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Sage 50cloud Accounts, Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Business Cloud Accounting feature comparison

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Summary

This article summarises the features available in our accounts products.

Resolution

The features are broken down into each tier of Sage Business Cloud and Sage 50 different areas of the software found below:

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FeatureSage Business Cloud Accounting Sage 50 Accounts / Sage 50cloud Accounts
Working with customers
Inactive accountsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Customer statementsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Late Payment chargesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Quotation managementStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

InvoicingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Duplicate InvoiceStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Cash RegisterStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Opayo (formerly Sage Pay) IntegrationStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Addresses and contactsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Batch changesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Chase DebtStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Communications historyStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Recurring invoicesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Customer price listStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Customer invoice disputesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Contra entriesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Sales order processingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Intrastat returnsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Sales order fulfilmentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Recurring sales ordersStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Cash salesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Invoice paymentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Foreign TraderStart

Essentials*

✘ - Can be bought separately

StandardStandard✘ - Can be bought separately
Plus

Professional

Working with suppliers
Inactive accountsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Batch invoices / Purchase invoicesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Supplier statementsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Manage paymentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Communications historyStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Addresses and contactsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

CIS and subcontractorsStart

Essentials*

✘ 50cloud only - Available when you purchase the CIS module.

StandardStandard Available when you purchase the CIS module.
PlusProfessional

Available when you purchase the CIS module.

Supplier invoice disputesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Contra entriesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Memorise and recallStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Supplier price listsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Purchase order processingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Intrastat returnsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Recurring purchase ordersStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Foreign TraderStart

Essentials*

✘ - Can be bought separately

StandardStandard✘ - Can be bought separately
Plus

Professional

Working with stock
Inactive accountsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Product recordsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Service recordsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Opening and closing stock wizardStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Stock takeStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Stock shortfallStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Bill of materials (BOM)Start

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Price lists and special pricingStart

Essentials*

StandardMultiple pricing in item recordsStandard
PlusMultiple pricing in item recordsProfessional

Stock returnsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Stock allocationsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Quantity sold discountsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Working with the bank
Bank FeedsStart

Essentials*

✔ 50Cloud only

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Bank reconciliationStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

eBankingStart

Bank statement import

Essentials*

StandardBank statement importStandard
PlusBank statement importProfessional

Cash RegisterStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Recurring bank transactionsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

RemittancesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Cash flow forecastStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Memorise and recallStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Cheque printingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Batch supplier paymentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Stripe integration
Start

Essentials*

Standard

Standard

Plus

Professional

GoCardless integrationStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Invoice paymentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Accounts and management reporting
Accountant linkStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Accounts verification and audit reportsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

JournalsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Lock dateStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

DepartmentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Departmental profit and lossStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Departmental balance sheetStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Advanced budgetsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

CharitiesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Fixed asset registerStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Automatic prepayments and accrualsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Automatic journal reversalStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Multi company consolidationStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

VAT management
VAT Return adjustmentsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

VAT transfer wizardStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Making Tax Digital VAT submissionsStart

Essentials*

50cloud only

StandardStandard50cloud only
PlusProfessional

50cloud only

Internet submission of EC sales listStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Flat Rate VAT schemesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Scale charges wizardStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Projects
Project costingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Multi-level projectsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

General functionality
Configurable ToolbarsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Windows Style Records SelectionStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Backup ManagerStartNot requiredEssentials*

StandardNot requiredStandard
PlusNot requiredProfessional

Remote Data Access (formerly Sage Drive)Start

Web based system

Essentials*

StandardWeb based systemStandard
PlusWeb based systemProfessional

Report DesignerStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Excel integrated ReportingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Error corrections and refundsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

DiaryStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

File importStart

Contacts, products&services only

Essentials*

StandardContacts, products&services onlyStandard
PlusContacts, products&services onlyProfessional

Quick SearchStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Quick PrintStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Multi company functionalityStart

Essentials*

2 concurrent users

StandardUnlimited usersStandard2 concurrent users
PlusUnlimited usersProfessional

20 concurrent users

Batch reportingStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Multiple currency functionalityStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

Microsoft 365 integrationStart

Essentials*

50cloud only

StandardStandard50cloud only
PlusProfessional

50cloud only

Access rightsStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

CharitiesStart

Essentials*

StandardStandard
PlusProfessional

* Sage 50 Essentials is no longer sold.