Why you should Upgrade to Sage 100 2016

Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c) have a wide range of new and helpful features. Learn what the 2016 upgrades have to offer and how they could be beneficial to your organization.

Sage 100

Ensure compliance with ACA requirements

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted to increase the quality and affordability of health insurance in the United States and it establishes specific regulations that need to be followed. Upgrades in Sage 100 2016 help you remain compliant with ACA regulations with the ability to, for example:

  • Change period end processing to retain ACA records and terminated employees until payroll history is purged
  • Store employee/employer data from 1094 and 1099B/C forms
  • Transmit ACA data to Aatrix through .AUF for 1094/1095-B/C compliance
  • Apply employee maintenance Short field data to .AUF file to allow for sorting of W-2s with Aatrix
  • Select whether to use the 1094 or 1095 forms when printing forms in Federal eFiling and Reporting
  • Enter values in the new Policy Origin Code field to print on Form 1095-B in part I, field 8 when printing forms in Federal eFiling and Reporting
  • Select the following check boxes and Form 1094-C in Part II, section 22 when printing forms in Federal eFiling and Reporting:
    o Quality offer method
    o Qualifying offer method transition relief
    o Section 490H transition relief
    o 98% offer method
Improvements and new features in Accounting

With the ability to upload general ledger account numbers and bank codes to Sage Payroll Services and easily download payroll transactions back into Transaction Journal Entry you have the option to outsource your payroll.
Accounts Receivable
You now have the ability to add, view and edit customs memos in repetitive invoice entry. Additionally, you can add extended line item descriptions.
Accounts Payable
In the new Electronic Payment Vendors field you can specify whether or not vendors included in the Aged Invoice Report accept electronic payments.

Sage Payment Center

Sage Payment Center is a multi-functional tool that can be used, for example, to settle daily transactions and manage credit payments. It also allows you to view payment statistics so you have access to comprehensive and real-time payment data.

Sale Order expiration dates

Keep your system clean and organized with the default expiration date for Sales Orders. The character allowance for the check number field has also been expanded to ten characters.

Custom Office give you the control

You now have more control over user and data entry experience with the ability to specify whether/how an objects position changes when a window is resized.

Recognized and simplified tasks with Sage Fixed Assets

Sage Fixed Assets is now available in the SQL framework for Sage 100 2016.1 and Sage 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c). Tasks have been reorganized, making them both easier to use and simplified.

Integration with the latest version of Sage CRM (7.3)

Ensure that all of the information needed is integrated in one place, allowing employees to make fast decisions with real-time information. The latest CRM version also brings new enhancements such as a modernized look and integration with MailChimp email marketing.


Give users the option to use standard or classic desktop, as well as a theme for task windows.

Sage 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c)

Sage 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c) offers all of the functionality of Sage 100, with a new modernized interface.

Modernized navigation

Customize fonts, themes and color schemes to make your desktop and task windows unique to you. Modernized interface make Sage 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c) easy to learn and use.

User personalization and security

Give users the ability to change their colors and themes, while maintaining security and ensuring that they are only seeing the information they are authorized to see.

Optimized Screen Resolution

Ensure that your screen fits properly on high-definition screens with the ability to adjust screen resolution.

Get business Insights

Access to the Business Insights Dashboard has been improved, which also has a modernized new look.


Besides the new features offered by the Sage 100 and 100cloud (formerly Sage 100c) upgrade, leaving your ERP outdated can be damaging to your business and processes. Read the ‘Top Reasons to Keep your ERP Software Updated‘ blog to find out why.