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Sage 50 2013 - Product Comparison Chart

  Peachtree Complete Accounting 2012 Peachtree Premium Accounting 2012 Peachtree Quantum 2012
Feature Peachtree Complete Peachtree Premium* Peachtree Quantum
Accounts Payable: Check Writing, Bill Payment, Purchases, Purchase Orders Yes Yes Yes
Accounts Receivable: Quotes, Invoicing, Receive Payments, Sales Orders Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Backup Yes Yes Yes
Sage ACT! Integration (with release of Sage ACT! 2011) Yes Yes Yes
Bank / Account Reconciliation Yes Yes Yes
Cash Flow Management Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Copy Transactions Yes Yes Yes
Customizable Reports 105+ 125+ 140+
Easier Installation Yes Yes Yes
Easy Start-up and Use Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Sage Advisor Yes Yes Yes
Setup Advisor Yes Yes Yes
NEW! System Check Yes Yes Yes
Attach documents to transactions and records Yes Yes Yes
Comparative Budget Spreadsheet Creator - track 4 years Yes Yes Yes
Conversion from QuickBooks®1 Yes Yes Yes
Easier Data Entry for Jobs Yes Yes Yes
Email Alerts, Forms, Reports and Financial Statements2 Yes Yes Yes
Improved! Expanded Payroll Fields Yes Yes Yes
Integration with Microsoft® Excel® and Word3 Yes Yes Yes
Internal Accounting Review4 Yes Yes Yes
Inventory: Assemblies, Average/LIFO/FIFO Costing Methods, Back Orders Advanced Advanced Advanced
Job Status Indicators Yes Yes Yes
More Room for Jobs Notes Yes Yes Yes
Password Security Screen Level Screen Level Screen Level
Payroll Solutions5 Yes Yes Yes
Sage Peachtree Business Analytics6 Yes Yes Yes
Auto Creation of Purchase Orders Yes Yes Yes
Audit Trail Yes Yes Yes
Customer Management Center Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Easier Network Installation Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced Assemblies Reporting Yes Yes Yes
Fixed Assets7 Yes Yes Yes
Integration with UPS®8 Yes Yes Yes
Inventory & Services Management Center Yes Yes Yes
Job Costing - Phase and Cost Level Yes Yes Yes
Improved! Management Center Enhancements Yes Yes Yes
Open Multiple Companies9 Yes Yes Yes
PCI-DSS compliance for Credit Cards10 Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Sage Peachtree Business Intelligence11 Yes Yes Yes
Streamlined Service Billing Yes Yes Yes
Sync your Outlook® Contacts12 Yes Yes Yes
Track Multiple Contacts13 Yes Yes Yes
View Transaction History Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Vendor Management Center Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Budgeting   Yes Yes
Archive Company Data   Yes Yes
Change Order Processing   Yes Yes
Company Consolidation Wizard   Yes Yes
Crystal Reports® 2008   Yes Yes
Departmentalized Financial Statements   Yes Yes
Serialized Inventory   Yes Yes
Developed to handle large data requirements14     Yes
Exclusive SmartPosting Technology     Yes
Interactive Job Reporting     Yes
Job Navigation Center     Yes
Job & Project Management. Center     Yes
My Dashboard     Yes
NEW! My Dashboard Modules     Yes
Order Process Workflow     Yes
Improved! Workflow Automation     Yes
Product updates and software upgrades for 1 year15     Yes
Role-based security     Yes
Support for 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 or 40 named users16     Yes
Unlimited17 access to support for 1 year     Yes
Includes industry solution functionality (Manufacturing, Construction, Distribution and Nonprofits)     Yes
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  1. Versions 2009 – 2011.Excludes conversion of QuickBooks individual payroll transactions. For additional information on conversion limitations, please visit
  2. Requires Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010; Outlook Express 5 or 6; other MAPI compliant email programs.
  3. Sage is not liable or responsible for any fines or penalties that may result from errors in your company accounting records. The Internal Accounting Review is not intended to uncover all questionable transactions.
  4. Internet access required. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
  5. Requires Microsoft Excel, Word or Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010.
  6. Features and fees vary by solution. Compliant tax forms and tax tables require a subscription. Subscriptions are auto-renewing and subsequent years will be billed to the same credit card each year on the anniversary date of your purchase at the then current rate. Additional fees apply. Registration, authorized signature, valid email address, Internet access, and credit card required. May be subject to approval. Forms, except W-2s, for PR and US VI are not supported. For details see or call 877-231-3761.
  7. Regulatory compliance requires paid subscription. Additional fees apply for more than 200 assets.
  8. UPS functionality is subject to UPS terms and conditions. Internet access required.
  9. When opening more than one company, you will be able to perform all functions except those that require exclusive company access or third-party integrations in companies opened after the first one.
  10. Includes Sage Exchange, which is certified to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). Requires Internet access.
  11. Additional fees required.
  12. Outlook Sync supported in Exchange 2000 SP2, 2003, 2007, and 2010.
  13. There is a maximum of 20 ship to addresses and 1 billing address per customer. Only 2 contacts per customer can be synced with Outlook.
  14. Sage Peachtree does not impose a hard limit on database capacity, however, individual performance will vary depending on actual number of transactions, database size, and number of concurrent users. Data management efficiencies are also realized in the Sage Peachtree 2012 products.
  15. The Sage Business Care Plan (which includes product upgrades, updates, and customer support) will be renewed automatically each year on the anniversary date of your purchase unless you terminate your agreement prior to that date. Renewal is not required to continued access to product updates for supported versions.
  16. Multi User licenses available in of packs of 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 or 40. A maximum of 40 licensed, named users is allowed. Only the first 40 named users selected in the user maintenance screen are considered licensed, named users.
  17. Customer Support Analysts are available from 8:30 am until 8:30 pm ET Monday-Friday, and reserve the right to limit calls to 1 hour or 1 incident.