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What can and can't be migrated to Sage Accounting

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This article covers what can't be migrated from Sage 50cloud Accounts to Sage Accounting using the migration tool.


What can be migrated?

Here is a full list of everything that will migrate over:

  • Bank accounts
  • Bank deposits
  • Bank opening balances
  • Bank transfers
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Business settings
  • Customer records
  • Customer allocations
  • Customer opening balances
  • Customer refunds
  • Customer receipts
  • Journals
  • Ledger accounts
  • Nominal opening balances
  • Other payments
  • Other receipts
  • Purchase credit notes
  • Purchase invoices
  • Purchase quick entries
  • Sales credit notes
  • Sales invoices
  • Sales quick entries
  • Supplier records
  • Supplier allocations
  • Supplier opening balances
  • Supplier refund
  • Supplier payments
  • Tax returns

What can't be migrated?

  • Sales orders
    Sage Accounting currently doesn't support Sales orders.
  • Purchase orders
    Sage Accounting currently doesn't support Purchase orders.
  • Departments
    Sage Accounting does support departments, however, the migration tool doesn't migrate the department and department field on transactions. You can recreate your departments and enter the values manually after the migration.  Read more >
  • Budgets
    Sage Accounting currently doesn't support budgets.
  • Projects
    Projects follow a simpler structure in Sage Accounting, therefore, are not migrated. Read more >
  • Products & Services
    Products & Services can't be migrated via the migration tool however, you can import or enter them manually. Read more >
  • Invoices that haven't been updated to ledgers
    All invoices must be posted to the sales ledger to be migrated via the migration tool. However, you can manual enter any transactions after the migration.

Next steps

Depending on how you use Sage 50cloud Accounts and the features you have enabled you might not be able to migrate using the Migration Tool. Read more >