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Sage Instant Financial Package

Sage Instant Financial Package

Sage Instant Financial Package

Product code: 0139IFP
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Sage Instant Financial Package

Is this right for me?

The Sage Instant Financial Package is a cost-effective all-in-one solution that will get your finances and payroll running like clockwork. Neither program requires any previous experience, and will save you valuable time and effort by sharing data easily.

Sage Instant Accounts

Sage Instant Accounts (RRP £120) is ideal for new and small businesses, and lets you manage your finances, customers and suppliers. It takes care of your cash flow, invoicing, VAT and lets track money going in and out of your business easily, as well as submitting online HM Revenue & Customs at year end (a requirement from 2010). It's also packed with built-in help and advice, a practice mode that allows you to try things out, and video demos to guide you through important tasks.

Sage Instant Payroll

Sage Instant Payroll Extra (RRP £150) lets you process your employees' wages without the need to understand the complexities of payroll legislation. You can manage employee information and store employee records, and track holidays and absence. All gross and net pay, tax, National Insurance, statutory payments and deductions are calculated automatically, and you can choose how and when to pay your employees.

Sage Business Advice: also included is Sage HR Advice and Sage Health & Safety Advice, our online support service that will make sure your business stays compliant with HR and HS legislation.

Is this right for me?

With the Sage Instant Financial Package you get:

  • Additional support:
    We're giving you 45 days of free telephone support and 1 year of SageCover Online, with access to our online ASK Sage database of thousands of articles and answers to your questions and email technical support
  • Sage Business Advice:
    We'll keep you up to date with the latest legislation - Sage HR Advice and Sage Health & Safety Advice are both included
Sage Instant Accounts
  • Get up and running with ease:
    You will be guided through the set-up process; the Welcome Page offers a central area you can return to whenever you need help. You can also use the video demonstrations useful links in the Launch Pad . You can use these whenever you are unsure about a task
  • Use Practice Mode to try out tasks before entering the data for real
  • Made a mistake? Don't panic:
    It's easy to correct any errors you might make
  • VAT Management:
    You'll find everything you need to sort out your VAT in one place. You can submit VAT and Year End forms online and get an extra ten days to pay too
  • Never lose sight of money owed:
    Keep track of what customers are buying, when, and how much they owe you
  • Get an overview of your profit and loss:
    Run Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Reports at the touch of a button
  • Receive card payments:
    With Sage Payment Solutions, available at an additional charge, you can validate card payments instantly whilst automatically updating your accounts
  • Create specific reports:
    With the Report Designer you can tailor reports, which in turn allows you to gather important information that's specific to your business
Sage Instant Payroll Extra
  • Manage up to 10 employees and 10 leavers in a given financial year
  • Pay the right people, the right amount of money on the right day
  • Check, run off and print payslips
  • Automatically calculate statutory payments including sick, maternity, paternity and/or adoption pay
  • Make secure electronic payments to employees and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Useful step-by-step guides to help you manage your Payroll Year End
  • Securely submit your P14 year end forms online, and produce P60 forms for your employees
  • Export payment figures to Sage Instant Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts
  • Correct mistakes and run again with the click of a button, saving you time and effort
  • Priority Telephone Support
  • Priority Call Back Service
  • Remote Desktop Support

Licence Information

  • Our licence plans give you the freedom to choose the one that is right for you and your business. So not only do you receive the latest Sage Instant Payroll software and legislation updates, you also benefit from support - when you want it and the way you want it.
  • Your initial right to use the software and receive support is for 1 year and your right to use the software and to receive support will renew annually (fees will be payable each year) unless you tell us in writing in accordance with the provisions of the licence agreement, that you want to stop using the software and receiving support at the end of any year.

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

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 Software, 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.