• Sage HRMS and Sage Abra Suite: Announcing Sage HRMS and Sage Abra Suite Q3 2020 product update

    What's new

    • Payroll tax updates
    • Payroll product updates
    • HR product updates
    • Sage Payroll and Tax Forms

    For detailed information about these releases, see:

    Download and install…

  • Sage Abra Suite: Hotfix for Sage Abra Suite Pre-Close 941

    We have discovered an issue with the Abra Suite Pre-Close 941 that was released with Q2 and we now have a hotfix available. 

    Issue: If line 13g is greater than line 12, line 14 will be incorrect.

    Note: This is an issue with the Pre-Close 941 only and not…

  • Sage HRMS and Sage Abra Suite: Announcing Sage HRMS and Sage Abra Suite Q2 2020 product update

    ***Note*** The Sage HRMS Q2 2020 product update is currently unavailable as we investigate an issue with the Crystal Reports runtime. If you have already installed the update and are experiencing issues please refer to KB 105549.”

     What's new

  • We expect the Q2 2020 product update to be available June 18, 2020

    We expect to have the Q2 2020 product update for Sage Abra Suite 9.2 and Sage HRMS 2017 to be available June 18, 2020. An in product message will be sent when it's available for download.  Visit the Sage Knowledgebase and log on to download the update…

  • 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 Abra Error: "Program error: Error reading file"


    Our HR dept uses the Sage Abra Suite version 9.2. I have a user who keeps getting this error very sporadically, when either logging into Abra or running reports.  She started getting it a few weeks ago:

    "Program error: Error reading file w:\data…

  • Free ATLs on Comparing Sage Abra Suite and Sage HRMS!

    Are you migrating from Sage Abra Suite to Sage HRMS or are you thinking about it? Are you curious? We have added a second Anytime Learning (ATL) video to give you a high level overview comparing the two ESS products. The first ATL compares HR and Payroll…

  • Live Webinar: An Easy Move from Sage Abra to Sage HRMS

    Discover why Sage HRMS is the right solution for you and how you can easily migrate from Abra:

    Register for our next live webinar on Dec. 17 to learn:

    • Why Abra is retiring
    • How and who can help you migrate to HRMS
    • The timeline of key dates within this…
  • Sage Abra Suite: Powerful Migration Paths to Explore before December 2020

    As part of our strategy to deliver market leading solutions to our customers, we have made the decision to retire Sage Abra Suite, effective December 28, 2020.

    What does this mean for you?
    September 2020 will be the final release for Sage Abra Suite.…

  • YTD EARNINGS on ESS Check Stub - not total YTD amount (only current earnings)

    The current check stub in ESS is not showing the total YTD earnings.  

    It only shows based on current earnings (

    It has been tested via Sage Support.

    Can we please get this corrected - as anyone looking at a check stub expects to see their TOTAL YTD EARNINGS…

  • Sage Abra Suite Support

    Sage would like to thank our long-time customers and users of our Sage Abra Suite product and for their loyalty over the years.  We have recently been made aware of a phishing scam where Sage customers are being contacted by someone posing as a business…

  • Louisiana new withholding rates for 2018 effective Feb 16

    This notice was received on Feb. 14 - employers are expected to have the new rates in place by the Feb 16.

    Louisiana Department of Revenue has adopted updated Income Tax Withholding Tables through an Emergency Rule. This Emergency Rule shall be effective…

  • New York Paid Family Leave

    Official notice from sage regarding NEW YORK PAID FAMILY LEAVE in document # 84369, pretty much says... you are on your own... go reference help and figure it out.  Got it.

    Just created a new tax id NYPF for NEW YORK PAID FAMILY LEAVE. 

     - Used 'Tax Rule…

  • California Paid Sick Leave

    Does anyone have specific instructions on how to set up an Accrued (based on payroll hours) sick leave? I am looking to set one up on Abra v 9.2 that mirrors the California law. There is a new law that goes into effect for Federal Contractors.

  • Explore a Migration from Sage Abra Suite to Sage HRMS [Webinar]

    Explore a Migration from Sage Abra Suite to Sage HRMS [Webinar]

    Be sure to attend our upcoming webinar where we discuss moving from Sage Abra Suite to Sage HRMS with our automated tool. We'll also demonstrate the new user interface of ASM, the tool we…

  • Exploring a Migration from Sage Abra Suite to Sage HRMS? Attend this webinar.

    We'll be showing some the redesigned interface for the Automated SQL Migration for Sage Abra Suite. If you're on Sage Abra Payroll, you won't want to miss. Register here

    Who Should Attend?

    Sage Abra Suite users, administrators or other stakeholders…

  • Sage HRMS HR Actions v.10.6.8: New Release Supports Sage HRMS 2016 Q2 Update

    Sage HRMS HR Actions v.10.6.8 has just been released.

    Along with a number of other enhancements, it provides support for Sage HRMS 2016 Q2 updates that added new fields to employee EFT tables. Read the complete release notes here.

    Have you visited our 

  • Abra Suites - Social Security maximum limits.

    We have 11 Companies with Payroll.  One of our employees is going to transfer from one of our Missouri companies to our Texas company in May.  Jan - May his wages total 50,000.  Both the EE and ER have paid and matched SS taxes.  When we make the transfer…

  • Q2 2015 Server update is stuck at "Copying New Files....".

    Q2 2015 Server update is stuck at "Copying New Files....".  It's been sitting there for 30 minutes. 
    What's up with that??  Tried cancelling and rebooting server, but install hangs at the same place.  Any ideas??

  • Upcoming Training – June 29th to July 2, 2015

    Curious about what training is coming up?

    MONDAY June 29th and June 30th we have ES - Sage HRMS - Managing your Employees with Sage HRMS

    It starts at 9:30 AM ET and is a virtual classroom course lasting two days; it is an instructor led and delivered…

  • RE: Weekly Question Challenge (17) - Do you know the answer?

    I am sorry it has taken me so long to get back to this - two weeks - but we were running  pilot on migrating you to Sage HRMS, and I was tied up with that. So, mow on to the answers to the questions I posed on June 2nd! 

    Category: HRMS - Rehire Employ…

  • Upcoming Training – June 8th through June 12th, 2015

    Curious about what training is coming up?

    MONDAY June 8th we have SAP Crystal Reports - Level I: Laying the Foundation

    It starts at 9:30 AM ET and is a 7 hour instructor led virtual classroom course delivered online. SAP® Crystal Reports for Sage HRMS…

  • Abra Suites Work Comp Audit Reports

    How does Abra Suites differentiate between Straight Wages and Premium Wages for Work Comp calculations?  I am working on an Work Comp audit and would like to look at the Rules.

    Abra doesn't seem to have a good Work Comp audit report so I will have to build…

  • RE: UPGRADE TO 9.2

    You can also download a copy of the release notes for Sage Abra Suite 9.2: the documents include step by step instructions for the upgrade. 

    Sage Abra Suite 9.2 Product Update Release Notes

    Sage Employee Self Service 9.2 Product Update Release Notes

  • Available Training the week of April 6 through April 10

    Curious about what training is coming up? Well, here is what we have for the week of April 6 - 10!

    MONDAY April 6 we have SAP Crystal Reports - Level 1C: Producing Reports from Scratch

    It starts at 1PM ET and is a 2 hour instructor led course delivered…