What I need to know about plastic tax

If you’re a business who manufactures plastic packaging or you import plastic packaging then you need to be aware of the plastic packaging tax which is coming into place from 1st April 2022. The government has introduced this tax in their efforts to help the environment. However, biodegradable and compostable plastic will still be subject to the tax. The tax … Read More

Are you a visual learner?

The way in which people obtain and recollect information differs from person to person. Some find it easier to absorb information in the form of text and number whereas others (being the majority of people) are more visual, retaining information better when they can physically see something in front of them. Research shows that the use of graphics, images and … Read More

Should I use Suspense or Mispostings?

One question we get asked a lot is “Should I use Suspense or Mispostings?” or “What is the difference between suspense and mispostings?” or “How do I know whether to use 9998 or 9999?”. They are all very good questions! The simple answer is: Suspense should be used for scenarios like ‘hmmm, not sure where to put this, so I’ll … Read More

What is the Chart of Accounts in Sage 50?

One thing that tends to be a bit of a mystery to a lot of Sage 50 users is the Chart of Accounts, so here I’m going to explain the What, Why, When & How. What is the Chart of Accounts? The Chart of Accounts (or COA) is the area of Sage where you configure how your Sage Profit & … Read More

IMPORTANT: support@sage.com email being retired

Sage (UK) Limited has taken the decision to retire the email address support@sage.com. They want to reassure everyone that support is still there via other means, as follows: Help Centre The Help Centre is a digital platform where you can explore trending topics and search for common questions and answers. You can also access guides which cover topics in more … Read More