We’re excited to announce that Sage 50ꟷU.S. 2023.0 is now available!
You’ll notice a new logo, program icon, and a new color palette to emphasize the brilliant green, black and white. Sage has refreshed their identity and its focus is on simplicity and insight signifying they have supported customers like you for the past 40 years.
Security is a top concern for Sage, and they regularly update their best practices and review methodologies to help identify any vulnerabilities with Sage 50.
With this release, you will be able to add new options to your existing product, access your 1099/1096 forms via Aatrix, see new icons, and receive critical security enhancements.
Windows 11 compatibility
Whether you plan to install on a new system or update your current one, Sage 50ꟷU.S. Edition 2023.0 is up to date.
Security is a top priority to keep your data safe and reduce downtime.
Actian Zen v15.1 Database
We’ve updated the Sage 50 database to Actian Zen v15.1 to keep your business supported and running smoothly. Earlier versions of the Actian Zen database engine are now out-of-date and unsupported, which can introduce new risks and interrupt your daily business activities.
Field help has a new look
Get clarity on tasks in your Sage 50 solution with collapsible field help. In various windows, slide open the new “Field help” to see how each field is defined and view examples in a simplified format.
|Improvements for Sage 50||Pro||Premium||Quantum|
|efile via Aatrix: You can access Aatrix within Sage 50 and efile 1099/1096 tax forms.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1099 Forms: All customers with an active Sage 50 maintenance plan can access 1099/1096 tax forms.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Windows 11 Compatibility: Whether you plan to install on a new system or update your current one, Sage 50 2023 is up to date. Security is a top priority to keep your data safe.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Actian Zen v15/1 Database: The Sage 50 database has been updated to Actian Zen v15.1 to keep your business supported and running smoothly.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sage Software Support|
|Sage 50 help and support: Need quick access to support? You can add a shortcut to support resources on your desktop when installing your Sage 50 software.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Field help has a new look: Get clarity in your Sage 50 solution with collapsible field help. Slide open the new “Field help” to see how each field is defined and view examples.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
To Optimize Sage 50, Sage Software has discontinued the following:
- Internet Explorer: Sage has removed any program dependencies to ensure you are operating in a more secure environment. It is recommended you use a supported browser when handling sensitive information.
- Sage Intelligence Reporting Desktop: Sage has retired and no longer supports Sage Intelligence Reporting Desktop.
Reminder of Important Notifications:
Effective March 1, 2023, support will end for Sage 50—U.S. Edition 2022 to keep you in compliance with the latest technology and operating systems. So, be sure to upgrade to the 2023.0 release now! Visit FAQ – Sage 50 US Obsolescence for more information.
Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol: The following only applies to you if you are using Sage 50 release 2020.1 and earlier. To ensure you are using the most current TLS protocol recommended by third-party standards organizations to provide end-to-end security of your data, you are no longer able to install and reactivate release 2020.1 or earlier effective September 30, 2022. Upgrade to the 2023.0 release to avoid disruption to your business. Visit this Sage City post for more information on how this may impact your business.