• Merge Old data

    There are 18 years of accounting data in our Simply. Is there any way to merge the old data so that we do not carry a huge data base. The old files are probably no need to keep.

  • How to get Sales Order Number for a given Invoice Number...

    I'm trying to figure out how to relate Sales Order Number to Invoice Number in the data (for extract and reporting). There is a screen in the front-end that does this titled "Sales - Looking up Invoice xxxxxxx". It shows both the Invoice Number and the…

  • Can I back up today (May 10), then start new fiscal year and record entries for May, then later on restore the back-up, do y/e aje's then start fiscal year(again) and "re enter " May transactions?

    Hi everyone!  Our year end is April 30, but I am still waiting for our accountant to finalise year ending April 30 2021.  So if I start a new fiscal year, I cannot go back to April 2021 to do the accountant's year end journal entries. (I can only work in…

  • Back ups

    Hello, I have not be able to back up my data. I am unable to back up either of my companies. When I switch to single user mode and start the backup all it does is sits there for a minute and then disappears and closes Sage! I have tried backing up to a…

  • EFT download

    I am trying to upload my payroll file to CIBC.  Sage saves it as a .dat file but CIBC will only accept .txt or .csv files.  How do I convert it?

  • I can't start a new year

    Hi Sage Community,

    I'm trying to start a new year but I receive an error message "An error has occured transfering the data of the actual exercice to the previous one". (first image)

    I ran the "advanced verification" but didn't work either…

  • Importing Transactions from a Sage File

    I recently discovered that I moved to a new fiscal year end too soon and needed to reopen a backup copy to add the transactions for the previous year. (We changed fiscal year ends from Aug 31 2021 to Dec 31 2021 so I could only post back as far as Sept…

  • Simply Accounting 8.5B database repair before upgrade

    I need some contacts for help to repair our Simply Accounting 8.5B database before we proceed to upgrade to the current version of Sage.  I spoke to Sage Support and they indicated they have a "Repair for Conversion" service to repair the company file…

  • Opening a file

    Sage 50 cannot open the database because the database engine reported an error. 

    Please help me. 

  • Imports

    Is there an import available for Deductions? 

  • Comment envoyer l'invitation à la nouvelle version (après mise à jour) aux autres utilisateurs ?

    Je viens d'eefectuer la mise à jour pour la version 2022. 

    Nous avons 2 utilisateurs

    Le 2e utilisateur, j'ai un message qui m'informe de demander une version différente du fichier au propriétaire .. 

    Je n'y ai pas accès…

  • I can not advance to a new calendar year.

     Sage 50 2022.2, I have cleared all past years historical data, restored backup made in early Nov. (before installing 2022 upgrade) will advance to Jan. 1,2022 but backups made after 2022 upgrade will not.  Advance Database Check gives an error and the…

  • Cannot Open File.

    I cannot open my SAI' file (Sage 50 Data File) because I renamed it recently. The error message is: A required data file is missing. Check your data integrity to be sure the files are there. I do see the file folder however of the previous named file…

  • Opening old simply accounting backups in sage 50 pro accounting 2020

    Hi and thanks for the help!

    Accountant was using simply accounting 2008. I've read through the advice here, downloaded Sage 2015. It will only let me open the old files in premium or quantrum. I tried both which seems to work, all our files appear intact…

  • Fiscal Year

    Hello, I recently started a new year 2022.  When I went back into this company I've noticed that the session date is now 01/01/23. I did not change the year to 2023 can anyone tell me if I am able to change this?

  • Copie de sauvegarde l'option n'est pas accessible elle reste grisé

    Je ne peux pas faire de copie de sauvegarde l'option reste grisé

    Ou puis-je modifier cet option


  • Error Message When Importing SKUs - cannot be added because the type entered is invalid.

    When trying to import SKUs to Sage I am receiving the below error message:

    Cannot be added because the type entered is invalid.

    The file is .CSV, and the format looks the same as the SKUs that are importing corretly.

  • I cannot open my company and the backups are nowhere to be found

    I need to do ONE last Invoice before I do my taxes and close the company.. of course this is when I lost everything. I click on SAGE then it opens the folder and for some reason the only file there is a shortcut which doesn't work. I don't recall that…

  • Importing a Chart of Accounts to Sage 50 2022.1

    What is the numeric code needed for the Header line in Column A for this year's version?

     Last year (2021) it was 20001.

    Thanks for any help. 

  • I'm trying to "Start a New Year" and get error message ... moving current year's data to last year.


    I'm trying to start my new year and I get an error message "An error has occurred while moving current year to last year. As a result, the new fiscal year could not start. Please restore from backup or run Advanced Database Check" In the…

  • Importation plan comptable

    J'essaie d'importer mon plan comptable dans Sage 50 comptabilité et j'obtiens le message d'erreur suivant: "Une erreur imprévue s'est produit. Veuillez reessayer plus tard". Que dois-je faire à part attendre à plus tard !…

  • Copie de sauvegarde pro 2016


    Je ne suis plus capable de faire de copie de sauvegarde, et ne peux envoyer celle à mon comptable non plus...

    Est-ce que c'est parce que ma version est désuète ?

  • Simply Accounting 2010 Help

    When trying to change the calendar year. I receive an error message regarding moving payroll information to previous year. told to do a advance database check, which resulted in message that problem was detected but not fixable. Any suggestions how i…

  • Restore the backup and do the respective declaration for 2016?

    I had Sage accounting installed, I got employed so I closed my business, no need to accounting again on the business.  But my accountant forgot to send 'revenue de societes' declaration for 2016.

    It is possible to restore the backups I have, to…

  • SDK invoice 0 $

    I import invoices with a c# program that I made using the SDK. It's working fine, but time to time I need to create an invoice with 0$ total. I'm able to create a sales order and manually transform the sales order to an invoice. Is there a way to do…