Review_On_Business_Accounting_Software_By_Sage_And_Microsoft

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Review On Business Accounting Software By Sage And Microsoft

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Accounting is one of the most vital processes in any business. To say the
least, it is even more important than manufacturing goods and selling
them. Flow of revenues and expenditures ultimately decides the fate of a
business as does its proper management. The requirements of every
business may vary, but the general requirements of a business like
collection, classification and analysis of financial data is what
constitutes the crux of accounting.

Nowadays, it is becoming ...


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sage accounting software, microsoft accounting Software, accounting
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Accounting is one of the most vital processes in any business. To say the
least, it is even more important than manufacturing goods and selling
them. Flow of revenues and expenditures ultimately decides the fate of a
business as does its proper management. The requirements of every
business may vary, but the general requirements of a business like
collection, classification and analysis of financial data is what
constitutes the crux of accounting.

Nowadays, it is becoming a norm to purchase accounting software before
starting a business. You can find accounting software for both small
business as well as large businesses. In fact, a whole basket of
accounting software programs is there to choose from. Depending on the
type of business you have and how you run it, you have to choose the
accounting software that compliments your business, instead of being a
limiting force to it.

Before reviewing any accounting software, it is important to classify the
market of accounting software in the following manner:

a) Small business/personal accounting software is targeted at home users.
Such software are simple, easy to use and inexpensive. They perform
simple functions such as management of budgets quite at ease.

b) Low end accounting software is known for its 'single entry' products.
It serves a single national market quite easily.

c) Mid market accounting software for mid-level businesses serve multiple
national accountancy standards. You can do accounting in numerous
currencies.
d) High end accounting software is also known as Enterprise Resource
Planning or ERP software. These expensive solutions cater to the needs of
huge organizations.

Since the mid 1990s, with the entry of Microsoft and Sage, accounting
software market has simply evolved. In fact, it is simply increasing at a
break-neck pace. There are various good accounting software in the above
categories of accounting software. Selecting the best one is not that
easy.

In the small business/personal accounting section, the best accounting
software would doubtlessly be the Intuit's QuickBooks Accounting Software
pro edition for small business. This accounting software has all the
accounting features necessary for small businesses. QuickBooks Small
Business 2006/ 7, through its time-saving features and improved
functionality aids management of business. By applying online accounts
management of bank statements, this software easily helps in integrating
bank records in a smart way. With this software, you can rule your
growing business accounts effortlessly and productively.

One excellent software, targeted at the low-end accounting software
market is Sage MAS 90 ERP/MAS 200 ERP. This software is also applicable
in mid-market accounting software market. This software encompasses
different worthy solutions. Some of them are e-commerce, payroll,
financial reporting, customer relationship management, core accounting
and much more. This is an award-winning accounting software. With key
processes like bill of materials, inventory management and job costing,
it aids in the management of business. The advanced version MAS 200 ERP
has the extra function of a client/server platform. It is known for its
scalability and reliability.

In the high end accounting software market, several excellent accounting
software, from some well known manufacturers like Microsoft and Sage are
competing with each other for the market pie. No doubt, selecting the
best one is difficult. Still, I would go with the ACCPAC Advantage Series
which is known for its world-class multi-tiered functionalities. ACCPAC
accounting software is perfect in the sense that it allows a business to
tune its functionalities according to the needs. The ACCPAC Advantage
Series is available in three editions- Enterprise Edition, Corporate
Edition and Small Business Edition.

The Sage ACCPAC ERP system/Enterprise edition helps you to increase the
productivity of your entire enterprise with end-to-end solutions, such as
CRM. This high end software provides integrated set of end-to-end
business management applications. Like other Sage software, this
accounting software is known for its seamless integration, reliability
and high performance which a large organization desires for keeping its
competitive advantage over its rivals.

				
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