• Receiving POs and G/L Inventory value

    I have a BV client who says his G/L inventory account is WAY off to the value of his actual inventory, which is mostly raw materials.

    His inventory value by Sales Dept, report shows an Inventory value of around $1.6 mil, whereas GL account 11300 (inventory…

  • Cost of Goods Sold & Cost of Goods Produced

    We manufacture goods, however, I don't keep stock of raw materials and create Bills of Material, as they are quickly turned into finished products.  For our accounting purposes, we post goods produced as follows:

    Inventory # debit

    Cost of Goods Produced…

  • Utilities>System Manager>User details Save button is greyed out

    The save button is greyed out when I change an employee's access.  I have had the ability to do this before.  I am the main administrator for our BV.  Any Ideas on how I can restore my access? 

    I have tried deleting the userlog in the data file. 

  • Kit Items invoicing

    Is there anyway we can invoice the kit item WITHOUT all the parts - eg sell a car but not a whole lot of parts?

  • Unable to sell inventory with a negative balance when previously able to do so.

    Used to be able to sell inventory with a negative balance and now unable to do so all of a sudden.  Can anyone help?

  • Year end change

    The company is being restructured with a new year end. (From October 31 to April 30 for example.) How can I change the year end for the company without losing previous data

  • BV webmail - is a record of the sent email kept anywhere?

    When you go into the system settings, Company/Email settings, and change a form from "Use a default desktop email program" to "Use a webmail account" so that BV sends the emails itself, is a record of what's sent kept anywhere? I understood that the user…

  • invoice terms different from customer screen

    I just set up a customer with COD terms, and one with N45 terms. When invoices print for them they all say Net 30. I go into the customer screen and it says COD (or net 45) under terms, but even printing from that, the invoice still says N30, I'm not…

  • Export

    Currently, Export is greyed out for one of our users.  Is there a way to turn on Export for a specific user? We do not want to turn on Import, just export.


  • businessvisions administrators manual

    Does BusinessVisions have an administrator manual? I have been working with a business that is using BusinessVisision and they have repeated problems related to printing with BusinessVisions and I am trying to find good resources to troubleshoot with…

  • Company Login File Access Error

     We have Business vision installed on multiple network computers. This only happens on the one computer. Our license file is on a network share. This error is not happening when our admin logs into his windows account and then tries logging into the specific…


    I have a client who wants to use the serial number feature, however, they have shipments where the order qty is sometimes 100 - 500 pieces, all of which are serialized.  

    They do not want to print 20 pages of Serial no. with the invoice.  Is there a way…

  • HELP

    I had my PC reimaged - Outlook 2010 worked well with my BV 2019 and Windows 7 - when I had my PC reimaged - the email does not work anymore.......it just goes to a print screen. I have had 2 IT guys look at my PC anc can not figure it out.....I am annoyed…

  • Double click to open an image attached as a note from BV

    I was wondering if images can be opened directly from BV when attached as a note by double clicking on it. Trying it as is I get the message:
    Unable to open the selected file as there is no application associated with a file of this type
    Which seems…
  • How do I use POS discount?

    When using Point of Sale, I cannot find a way to activate the "discount" feature.  I need to be able to give customers discounts, either by line or entire order.  I have looked for a switch in User Settings, but cannot seem to find where to do…

  • Modify Serial Numbers at Order Entry?

    We would like to use the Serial Number system in BV but it seems to be lacking any flexibility to really make it usable.

    We are not entering Serial Numbers upon receipt. They would be entered during the order process

    Here is our process:
    Customer Service…

  • Inventory - CDN and USD


    I have an inventory item in CDN (base currency) and would like to sell to a US customer in USD. Can I use the same inventory item or do i have to set up a new item with USD costing?

    as i get an error message as follows: "The Selling price for…

  • once you have control of auto-post, can you shut it off for pos module?

    One of our retail staff has started doing some bookkeeping and they now have access to Auto-Post.  It defaults to off for book keepers.

    Is there a way they can have it save as on/off instead of defaulting to off?

    The irritation arises when they turn it…

  • Invoice line shows N/C for lot price items

    We have clients who are charged lot pricing, but have multiple invoice lines to outline the scope of the work done. Currently when I invoice, the lines that don't show the price come out as N/C (no charge), and the lot price is at the bottom item line…

  • Receiving items and updating inventory levels prior to receiving invoice for PO

    Current setup:

    1. Items are ordered via PO.  I.e. Order 50 x Product 0 , Order 50 x Product 1, Order 50 x Product 2.
    2. Order arrives. 
    3. Two weeks later the invoice arrives. 

    When we typically receive a PO in it's entirety or in stages (i.e. partial shipments…

  • Customer Specific Pricing Levels and Quantity Breaks

    We have customer specific pricing levels setup.  Additionally, for some of our product line we also offer qty breaks.  

    Current procedure:  

    • Customer A is at Pricing Level 2 (which has a 10% increase on prices compared to Pricing Level 1)
    • Customer A purchases…
  • GL Inventory value

    The GL inventory value does not match the physical inventory value. Any suggestions as to how this happens.

  • Will Sage BusinessVision 2018 have more Point Of Sale Accounts?

    "Can you please confirm whether or not, there are any plans to increase the number of "point of sale" accounts in the special accounts to allow for more payment methods for Sage Business Vision 2018?

    We are in an era of Multi-fiat currency…

  • What is the Record Limit (max rows) allowed in a sales order?

    Sage Business Vision 2018 (7.90)


  • Set up and using Budgets and Forecasts

    Is there anyone who knows of a tutorial online or someone who can assist with the budgeting and forecasting for Business Vision Standard 2017?