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Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies® 2nd Edition by Jane Kelly, ACMA

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Chapter 3

Setting Up Records

In This Chapter

arrow Choosing a quick start or step by step

arrow Setting up records for customers and suppliers

arrow Registering your bank accounts

arrow Accounting for your products

arrow Depreciating your fixed assets

After you install your Sage software, you quickly realise that the hard work is only just beginning! You now have to create the records necessary to operate your accounting system, including those for your customers and suppliers and your existing bank accounts. Depending on your business, you may also need to set up stock and project records. This chapter tells you how.

Choosing How to Create Your Records

Setting up records may seem a daunting task, but Sage provides at least two ways of doing things: a quick way, using the Record icon within the relevant module and the step-by-step way, which involves using the wizards. If you like the belt and braces approach, choose the wizards, as they help you complete each section of the record thoroughly. However, if you’re ...

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