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Sage 200, Sage 200 Standard and Sage for Education - Product Comparison

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Summary

The table below explains the various functions that are available in Sage 200 Standard / Sage for Education and Sage 200 Professional as well as any restrictions or differences for that feature where necessary.

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Product Comparison
General
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Invoicing
(Free text invoicing available with Financials suite. Stock and free text invoicing available with Commercials suite)
CRM
Business Intelligence
Manufacturing
Project Accounting
Bill of Materials ✔ - Simple ✔ - Advanced
Web, Timesheets and Expenses
Customisation - 3rd party add ons
API
Excel Reporting Report on comprehensive data and perform more detailed analysis within the familiar format of Microsoft Excel.
Multi-company Consolidation
1 - Multi-company is only supported in base currency
2 - Multi-company is supported across multi currencies
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Management Reporting Profit and Loss, Trial Balance and Balance Sheet reporting based on financial periods.
Making Tax Digital Ready
GDPR Reports
Price and Discount Management Customer and supplier pricing, customer % discount, value and quantity discounts (unlimited), discount on product groups. Limited Price Bands.
Sage 50 Payroll Integration
Process Receipt Currency Any currency
Number of Analysis Codes 5 (modular) 20 (modular)
Outlook 365 - Contacts app
Document Storage Store documents to One Drive or Dropbox

Nominal Ledger
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Nominal Structure Hierarchical - Cost Centres and Departments Hierarchical - Cost Centres and Departments. Improved VAT 126 report (Education variant only) Hierarchical - Cost Centres and Departments
Full Closed Period Accounting
Number of Accounting Periods Fixed, 12 (based on date) Up to 20 (based on date)
User Definable Open Periods
Group and Memo Nominal Code Types
Budget v Actual Reporting
Invoice Payments
Bank Feeds
Bank Feed Rules
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Purchase Ledger
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Generate Payments Suggested Payments. Multiple payment groups. Outstanding invoices (based on criteria). Fixed number of payment groups. Suggested Payments. Multiple payment groups. Outstanding invoices (based on criteria). Unlimited payment groups.
Definable Ageing Periods ✔ (days or months)
Number of Contacts Unlimited
Attach / Scan Documents to Purchase Invoices and Credit Notes
Purchase Invoice Authorisation

Sales Ledger
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Number of Contacts Unlimited
Definable Ageing Periods ✔ (days or months)

Stock
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Stock Requirements Complex - e.g. allocation rules, stock write off categories and analysis, cyclical stock takes.
Multi-location Stock
Multiple Stock Bins
Stock - Integration with Nominal Ledger
Stock - Cost of Sales Postings
Landed Costs
Batch / Serial Number Traceability
Multiple Suppliers per Stock Item
Units of Measure Complex

Sales Order Processing
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Sales Order Processing Requirements Complex - e.g. Cancelled Order Line History, Allocate by Order Priority, Requested and Promised Delivery Dates.
Cross Selling Items
Preferred Items
Alternative Items
Sales Returns
Pro Formas
Quotes

Purchase Order Processing
Feature Sage 200 Standard Sage for Education Sage 200 Professional
Purchase Order Processing Requirements Complex Purchase Order requirements - e.g. Back to back ordering, cancelled order line history, rules-based batch purchase order generation.
Purchase Returns
Remote Purchase Order Authorisation
Purchase Order Authorisation Notifications
Purchase Requisitions
Purchase Requisitions Remote Authorisation
Software Support

Sage 200 Standard Online

Sage for Education

Sage 200 Professional

Supported by Sage and Sage Business Partners Supported by Sage Business Partners only

 

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