Software update: Release 5.3a available for Sage VIP Classic and Premier on 12 September 2019 to download

The latest version for Sage VIP Premier and Classic will be available for download on the Customer Zone on 12 September 2019.

This is a compulsory update for all users

Included in the Release 5.3a software update:

  • RSA IRP5 related changes for interim reconciliation / mid-year submission
  • New RSA Reports (Stats SA and UI19)
  • Ask Pegg
  • Zimbabwe and DRC tax changes
  • Africa Report changes
  • Items resolved/Request implemented

Click here for detailed infographic to assist you with downloading and installing the update.

Frequently Asked Questions

When must Release 5.3a be installed?

  • All users must install Release 5.3a in September or October 2019.
  • The update must be installed before final payments have been made and reports have been printed. We recommend to install in a new pay period.
  • This is a compulsory update for all users.

 On what Release must I be before installing the new software?

  • You must be on Release 5.2a or 5.2b or 5.2c.

Where can I download the software?

  • Log onto the Customer Zone and select the applicable product from the Update menu option, to access the software

Should Premier HR or Premier ESS users install Release 5.3a?

  • All Premier HR and Premier Employee Self Service users must also update their Premier HR and Premier ESS systems respectively to the latest versions, to ensure smooth integration with Premier Payroll Release 5.3a.
  • The updates for Premier Payroll, Premier HR and/or Premier ESS systems must be loaded consecutively.

How do I know if the software for Release 5.3a has been installed successfully?

  • The release number version will be displayed at the top of the Company Listing Screen.