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Auditors are on the move. While most businesses expect (i.e., dread) to be audited by their home department of revenue, it often comes as a surprise to learn that state tax authorities routinely send auditors to, or hire auditors from, other states to capture unreported sales and use tax revenue. Some states go so far as to have remote ... Read more >

By Kerry Alexander Growth isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, companies expend a great deal of energy and resources deciding which pursuits will move the needle the furthest toward achieving specific goals, and where to prioritize their time and investment. Oftentimes sales and use tax get left out of this equation, especially when ... Read more >

When you hear the words, "Sales Commissions," do you instinctively reach for the ice pick to just drive it in your ear? That’s more comfortable than actually doing the Sales Commissions for your company for any period, right? Why are Sales Commissions so painful? Simply put, it is one of those areas where literally every company is unique, and ... Read more >

If you pay CT Unemployment Taxes like we do, no doubt you’ve seen the inserts in each mailing from the Connecticut Department of Labor. If, like us, you file DOL reports electronically, or simply have your payroll company do them for you, most likely you simply toss the inserts, if not the entire mailing itself. Not so fast. Mixed in with the ... Read more >

"Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy." Fred De Witt Van Amburgh In the spirit of the season, we are thankful for you, our valued customers. We are grateful for the trusted relationships with all of the businesses that have chosen to work with us. On behalf of everyone at Realized ... Read more >

Managing Large Customers with Multiple Locations The newest version of Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 introduced a new feature called National Accounts. If you work with customers that have a parent company along with multiple locations or branches, this new feature is for you. Let's take a closer look at the new National Accounts functionality. It's ... Read more >

We recently saw the introduction of Sage Inventory Advisor - affordable cloud-based software that's helping companies reduce excess inventory and working capital while eliminating stock­outs. Let's take a closer look at this new and unique add-on solution for your Sage 100 ERP system. What is Sage Inventory Advisor? Sage Inventory Advisor is a ... Read more >

Like many products, there is an extremely large universe of third party add-ons for Sage 100. Some are complimentary Sage products (Sage CRM, Sage Fixed Assets, Sage Payment Solutions for credit cards, etc), others are “Sage-endorsed” (Sage Alerts and Workflows, Sage Sales Tax processing), and still others are written by Sage certified developers ... Read more >

In November, Sage 100 2016 was released and is now available for download. Here’s a look at some of the most important changes and new features introduced with this latest version. Affordable Care Act (ACA) Compliance Updates A collection of new settings, fields, and reports added in Sage 100 2016 make it easier to manage new requirements of the ... Read more >

In addition to enhancements added to the existing Sage 100 product in version 2016, Sage simultaneously launched a new “deluxe” version called Sage 100c. The launch of Sage 100c marks the beginning of a journey toward modernizing the product portfolio in North America. What is Sage 100c? While the existing “traditional” versions of Sage 100 ... Read more >