You might have heard that the Sage software has been working on rebuilding the payroll module which will be known as Sage 100 - Payroll 2.0. According to the information that has been released recently, it seems to be represented one of the most significant changes in the product in a while. Sage recently published some videos by that we get a sneak peek of what’s coming and here we will explore in this article.
Migrating to the Business Framework:
As you already know that if you're using the payroll module, then it will still work in the legacy framework whereas many of the modules around have been migrated to the more modern business Framework. Sage 100 Payroll 2.0 will be migrated to the Business Framework which will open up the things for the more significant strides in its features as well as capability.
Recently, Sage has published a series of videos that are basically designed to showcase the progress about they’ve made with Sage 100 Payroll 2.0. So, here are some of the highlights:-
1. Payroll Setup Wizard:
A new payroll setup wizard will take you to the step-by-step through a series of questions that will help you in getting up and running with the options that configured the way for your business processes payroll.
2. Payroll Setup:
The highlights of the new payroll setup functions have the capability to start processing the next payroll quarter without closing the previous one. It also has enhanced the ability to reset the time off hours, has better organization of the tabs and options to turn on the features that match your business requirements, and much more.
3. Employee Maintenance:
The highlights of the new employee maintenance features include newly added fields like job title and emergency contacts, expanded fields of the employee name, new fields of the medical coverage, vet checkbox and date of military separation, and up to nine separate pay rates.
4. Payroll Data Entry:
The new payroll data entry process will be improved with a number of new options for enhanced date controls, pay cycle, a hyperlink for accessing the employee maintenance fields with enhanced security right from the payroll data entry screen, check reversals, enhanced payroll memos, and much more.
NOTE: Sage program has not yet published the video demonstrations publically on YouTube or similar platforms.
Payroll 2.0 Release Date:
This new Payroll 2.0 module will be included in the release of Sage 100 Ver. 2018 which is scheduled for the later year.
Sage 100 ERP has a wide range of modules such as CRM (customer relationship management), human resource, financial forecasting, payroll management, e-business, manufacturing, accounting, finance and inventory management, purchasing and sales management, etc.
These modules have seamless integration among them and are apt to meet the individual requirements of different businesses.