• Sage Payroll Experts are Available in Sage Q&A Live!

    2020 – The Year of Change!  This is especially true for business owners who've had to deal with lockdowns and several rounds of new payroll regulations.  Those changes may be of particular concern as we approach the deadline for third quarter…

  • Sage 50ꟷU.S. Edition: Update on Form 941 and Deferring Payroll Taxes

    The updated Form 941 for Q3 has been finalized by the IRS and is now available via an automatic payroll forms update. If no employees have utilized the FICA deferral in Q3 the prior form may be used. For guidance on deferring U.S. payroll taxes in Sage…

  • Sage 50ꟷU.S. Edition: Executive Order on deferring payroll tax obligations in light of COVID-19 and your options in Sage 50 Payroll

    Update (October 7, 2020): Update on Form 941 and Deferring Payroll Taxes

    Please click here for a new post regarding the updated Form 941 for Q3 and further information on payroll tax deferral setup and tracking in Sage 50. 

    Sage has completed our review…

  • Sage 50ꟷU.S. Edition: Important information regarding upcoming payroll enhancements

    What you need to know

    The upcoming Sage 50—U.S. Edition 2021.1 release, available late September or early October 2020, incorporates payroll enhancements to help you comply with reporting requirements for Form 941 Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax…

  • Sage is monitoring the President’s Executive Order regarding deferring payroll tax obligations in light of COVID-19

    Update (October 7, 2020): Update on Form 941 and Deferring Payroll Taxes

    Please click here for a new post regarding the updated Form 941 for Q3 and further information on payroll tax deferral setup and tracking in Sage 50. 

    Update (September 25, 2020): 

  • Sage is reviewing the Executive Order guidance and the Form 941 Draft

    Update (October 7, 2020): Update on Form 941 and Deferring Payroll Taxes

    Please click here for a new post regarding the updated Form 941 for Q3 and further information on payroll tax deferral setup and tracking in Sage 50. 

    Update (September 25, 2020):

  • Sage 50 US COVID-19 Payroll Reporting Wizard is available!

    The revised 941 for Quarter 2 2020 includes new fields and calculations due to changes in the FFCRA and CARES Act. As part of Sage Knowledgebase Article 104166: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA/HR 6201) setup guidelines, the procedures to…

  • Prepare to file revised Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return

    UPDATE (July 10, 2020): Sage 50 US COVID-19 Payroll Reporting Wizard is available!

    The revised 941 for Quarter 2 2020 includes new fields and calculations due to changes in the FFCRA and CARES Act. As part of Sage Knowledgebase Article 104166: Families…

  • Preparing for Q2 941s

    With the new legislation (CARES Act H.R. 748, Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (H.R. 6201) that has passed for COVID-19, filing your quarterly taxes this quarter may look different than it has before. The Form 941 will have many new fields in order…

  • Free Sage University Learning and Certification offer Extended through June 30

    Recently, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to learn new ways of managing our businesses, Sage made select training available to customers and partners free of charge. We are thrilled so many have taken advantage of this opportunity! So…

  • Sage 50 US Payroll: Reporting and tracking for the CARES Act (H.R. 748) Employee Retention Credit

    The Employee Retention Credit is a fully refundable tax credit for employers equal to 50% of qualified wages (including certain qualified health plan expenses) that Eligible Employers pay their employees. This Employee Retention Credit applies to qualified…

  • Sage 50 US: Recording and tracking a loan from the CARES Act (H.R. 748) Paycheck Protection Program

    If you received funding through the Paycheck Protection Program, we have created a Sage Knowledgebase article on how to record and track the loan.    

    Need help?

    Visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice and Support page to find out more information, or visit…

  • Sage 50 US Payroll: Reporting for the CARES Act (H.R. 748) Paycheck Protection Program

    The Paycheck Protection Program from the CARES Act authorizes up to $349 billion in forgiveable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. All loan terms will be the same for everyone. For additional information, including…

  • Sage 50—U.S. Edition: COVID-19 Legislation

    This forum post will be updated when there is legislation that impacts your Sage 50 US product. 

    Presidential Executive Orders

  • Free learning - Supporting our customers

    We are all being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and having to learn new ways of managing our businesses. Sage wants to help our customers through this time by providing complimentary training. We've combed through our library of courses and highlighted…

  • Sage 50—U.S. Edition: Preparations you can make to continue to run your business during uncertain times

    As a Sage customer, it’s never been easier to work remotely and empower your business and customers through cloud-based technology. We’ve put together a list of tools and helpful tips to keep your business on track when you may need to work somewhere…

  • Always Supported | COVID-19 readiness

    As your way of working may have changed with the possible impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on your business, we want to let you know we're here to help offer support and guidance wherever we can.

    What we're doing

    While most of the Sage team has…

  • Sage is reviewing H.R. 6201

    The President recently signed the bill H.R. 6201 - "Families First Coronavirus Response Act" to provide emergency supplemental appropriations and to support Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sage is reviewing this legislation closely and will provide…

  • Sage 50 US Payroll: H.R. 6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA/HR 6201) outlines that certain employers provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

    For COVID-19 related reasons, employees…