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Sage 100cloud is calling...do you want to answer?

Posted by B/P News & Notes on February 28, 2019 at 4:02 PM

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You may have recently received a phone call from a Sage Software representative – or you will probably receive one in the very near future. They are calling regarding moving from your current Sage Business Care Plan to a Sage 100cloud Subscription. The urgency around this latest push has to do with a price hike coming as of April 1, 2019, and we want you to have all the information you need before that deadline arrives.

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Topics: Sage 100c, Sage 100, Sage Software, Sage 100Cloud

Where to Start with AP Automation - Free Upcoming Webinar

Posted by B/P News & Notes on January 17, 2019 at 2:24 PM

82% of surveyed businesses have experienced a noticeable improvement by implementing an automated Accounts Payable process. If your AP department is thinking about adding AP automation to increase efficiency and reduce cost, but isn't sure how to get started, we can help.


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Topics: Business Technology, Webinars, AP Automation, Payment Processing

Sage 100cloud Migration Incentives Are Ending

Posted by B/P News & Notes on January 3, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Since the release of Sage 100cloud in 2016, Sage has been pushing hard for customers to migrate away from the perpetual license software model and to the subscription-based version of their software. The efforts encouraging customers to move to the subscription model have included some “carrot and stick” tactics:

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Topics: Sage Software, Sage 100Cloud

Free Acumatica 2018 R2 Webinar

Posted by B/P News & Notes on December 13, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Acumatica has released 2018 R2, which is the latest version of Acumatica Cloud ERP, our preferred enterprise management software. We've spent some time over the past few months implementing and being delighted by the new features and functions of this new version, and we are excited to show you the many benefits in this latest Acumatica release. Version 2018 R2 is an important release with significant improvements that you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: Acumatica ERP, Webinars

Preparing for Sage 100 Year End Updates

Posted by B/P News & Notes on November 29, 2018 at 12:16 PM

On December 19, year-end updates will be posted to the Sage Customer Portal for customers to download. These updates will include the 2018 Interim Release Download (IRD) for Sage 100 Versions 2016, 2017, and 2018 as well as the 2019 Payroll Tax Table Update for Sage 100 versions 2017 and 2016. These updates will be available for Sage 100 clients who have a current Business Care Plan or Sage 100cloud Subscription.

Below is new and additional information about these updates so that you can be prepared in advance to either download them yourself or schedule an appointment for Bennett/Porter to install the updates for you.

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Topics: Sage 100 Payroll

Sage 100 Year End Updates for 2018

Posted by B/P News & Notes on November 9, 2018 at 3:09 PM

On December 19th, Sage will release a year-end Interim Release Download (IRD) with program changes for Accounts Payable and Payroll, as well as a 2019 Tax Table Update. Please note that the IRD and Payroll Tax Table Update are available for only specific versions of Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud; so please keep reading to find out which versions those are!

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Topics: Sage 100 Payroll, Sage 100, Taxes, Sage 100Cloud

4 Benefits of Accepting Email Payments Through your ERP Software

Posted by B/P News & Notes on June 27, 2018 at 9:52 AM

Owning and operating a small business can be challenging. There are so many moving parts, and you need to make sure every department is running as smoothly as possible. Even if all the wheels are spinning in the right direction, you still have to factor in the parts you can’t control, like getting paid quickly and efficiently.

The fact is, 79% of business owners can’t pay themselves due to late payments, according to Fundbox. If small businesses got paid for all unpaid invoices at once, they’d each be able to pay themselves about $40,000!

Collecting payments from customers isn’t always a timely process. If you’re still managing your invoicing with paper, making the switch to email payments can save you time and help you get paid faster. With email payments, customers can pay you from any device with the click of a button. Here are four benefits of accepting email payments through your ERP software.

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Topics: ERP, Business Technology

Don't be a Sales & Use Tax Dummy!

Posted by B/P News & Notes on June 15, 2018 at 3:35 PM

We all love a short break in the workday. And we all love thinking about taxes! Okay...maybe not that second thing. Still, grab your warm drink of choice, and let’s play a quick game that tests your knowledge on current sales & use tax regulations. How many of the following questions will you get right?

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Topics: Business Technology, Business Essentials, Taxes

Connections 2018 Conference Update: Session Spotlights

Posted by B/P News & Notes on April 16, 2018 at 2:52 PM

It’s almost here! In less than one month, Bennett/Porter’s Connections 2018 Conference will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel at the Portland airport. There’s still time for you to register and receive all the benefitsof attending this full day of informative and exciting activities and interactions. You’ll have access to our keynote address on workplace culture, an array of sponsors sharing their business and technology expertise, multiple networking opportunities throughout the day, and a chance to win raffle prizes during our end-of-day reception.

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Topics: connections 2018

Sage Fixed Assets Version 2018.1 (In)Compatibility

Posted by B/P News & Notes on April 5, 2018 at 12:12 PM

 

You may have been notified recently by Sage Software that version 2018.1 of its Fixed Assets module is now available. However, you should be aware that – because of an update to Crystal Reports that was included in the new Fixed Assets version – most versions of Sage 100 (i.e. versions 2017 and lower) are NOT compatible with Sage Fixed Assets 2018.1.
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Topics: Sage Fixed Assets

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