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Sage Instant Accounts Plus

Sage Instant Accounts Plus

Sage Instant Accounts Plus

Product code: 0137IAP
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Sage Instant Accounts Plus

With Sage Instant Accounts, you can…

  • Look after your cash flow

    Track money coming in and out of your business by cash, card or cheque, and easily see a snapshot of your financial position with a range of simple reports.

  • Keep up-to-date bank records

    Always know exactly what's in your business bank account with quick and easy bank reconciliation. Update, save and track your bank records with a simple few clicks.

  • Keep your customers happy

    Keep all of your customer information in one place to help you get paid on time. Save contact details, create professional quotes and invoices, send them by email or post and keep an accurate sales history. You can also easily highlight outstanding debts.

  • Pay your suppliers on time

    Store all your important supplier information in one handy place. Record contact details, payment history, invoices, credits and quickly see who you owe money to - and when.

  • Simplify your VAT returns

    Take the pain out of complicated VAT calculations and online submissions to HM Revenue & Customs. Instant Accounts supports a range of VAT types, letting you record, automatically calculate and reconcile your VAT returns.

  • Track your products, services and stock

    Store and analyse information about your products, services and stock. Know what's in your stock room and see how your products are performing.

Quick, simple and easy to use

  • Download, install and get started today when you buy through the Sage Store

  • Register and activate your software online

  • Video demos, practice data & free e-Learning training to get you up and running

  • 45 days free telephone support to get you started

  • Support page contains helpful advice

  • Import Microsoft Excel (.xls & .xlsx) and .csv files

Keep up-to-date bank records

  • Set up bank records for your different bank accounts and credit cards

  • Keep accurate banks records with bank reconciliation

  • Reconcile with your bank in 3 easy steps

  • Electronically reconcile your accounts with your bank through e-Banking

  • Easily see overviews and summaries of your bank activity with a choice of reports

Keep your cash flow healthy

  • Track money going in and out of your business

  • Record cash, till takings, card payments and cheque receipts

  • See your credit position at the touch of a button

  • Produce Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet reports

  • Create a Chart of Accounts and choose from a range of nominal codes

  • Easiliy prepare your accounts for Year End submissions

  • Send information electronically with your accountant

Stay on top of your VAT

  • Calculate your VAT returns automatically with a few clicks

  • Standard VAT, VAT Cash Accounting, Flat Rate VAT and Irish VAT Cash Accounting schemes are all supported

  • Four simple steps to completing your VAT returns. No more confusion.

  • Submit your VAT returns online directly to HMRC (now a requirement)

  • Record and manage EC Sales List charges

Keep your customers happy

  • Search and find all your customer details at the touch of a button

  • Select from a range of quotations and invoices, and enter them in batches

  • Produce and print customer statements, individually or in batches

  • See how profitable an invoice will be before committing to it

  • Automatically apply flexible discounts to invoices

  • Highlight outstanding invoices and see who owes you money at a glance

  • Take instant credit card payments by adding Sage Pay 'pay now' buttons to e-invoices (additional Sage Pay service required)

Control your products and stock

  • Set up products easily with the in-built wizard

  • Run stock checks and know exactly what’s in your stock room

  • See when you have too much stock or when you need to order more

  • Keep records and analyse trends of your products and services

  • Record and analyse your cost and sale price of all your products

  • Produce easy-to-read reports on product profitability with a few clicks

  • Create quotations and invoices to help win new business

  • Add barcodes to your products to save time

Pay your suppliers on time

  • Search, sort and find your supplier contact quickly and easily

  • See a handy snapshot of individual supplier activity

  • Save time by recording invoices and credits individually or in batches

  • Easily highlight outstanding invoices and see who you owe money to

  • View a full breakdown of supplier activity with a selection of reports

Work faster with up two users

  • Two-user licence for an additional £100+VAT

  • Work faster with two concurrent users

  • Work together on the same financial data

  • Install on your office network and access from as many computers as you like

Recommended hardware

  • An IBM®-compatible computer with a 2GHz (or equivalent) processor
  • At least 1GB RAM
  • At least 1GB of free disk space after Microsoft® Windows has been installed
  • Display Settings: 1024 x 768 resolution

Minimum hardware

  • An IBM®-compatible computer with a 1GHz (or equivalent) processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 700MB of free disk space after Microsoft Windows has been installed
  • Display Settings: 1024 x 768 resolution

Compatible operating systems:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003

Technical notes:

  • Performance will be improved with higher specification computers and networks, and it only possible to install one copy on a single computer.
  • Works with Microsoft Office 2002/XP, 2003 and 2007, but is not yet compatible with Microsoft Office 2010. Please make sure you have the latest Microsoft updates installed
  • This product will not install or run on the Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT4 or Windows 2000 operating systems.
  • The latest service packs should be installed for your operating system before installing or upgrading Sage products. 32-bit Operating Systems recommended.
  • Whilst there are no browser requirements for Sage Instant Accounts Plus, we recommend Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or above for internet access to Sage Support and important Sage updates for your products.
  • Some features in Sage Software require an internet connection.

Apple Mac compatibility

Sage software is not compatible with Apple Macs, unless you are running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 via Apple’s Boot Camp utility.