Sage’s 2014 upgrade for its flagship desktop accounting package for the UK market has been released to the market branded as “the VAT edition”. John Stokdyk explores the new features.
Now in its umpteenth release, Sage 50 Accounts has grown into such a distinctive package that you have to feel sympathy for the product development team when it comes to dreaming up features for new releases. To help this process, the company maintains meticulous records on support calls and wishlist requests and devotes a lot of time to product research.
During this year’s round, the company found that 56% of its customers had concerns about getting their VAT returns wrong and this finding drove the development of new VAT tools for the 2014 edition.
The new Manage VAT module...