Thursday, December 27, 2012

Changes to Year-End Updates for Sage 100 ERP

Tax Year 2013 is the last year Sage will maintain and support tax forms within the standard Sage 100 (formerly MAS 90 / MAS 200) Accounts Payable, Payroll and Electronic Reporting modules. 

Filings for Tax Years 2014 and later will only be available with the Sage 100 ERP integration to Federal and State eFiling and Reporting, powered by Aatrix, which is available with Sage 100 ERP version 4.3 and above. The Payroll Tax Tables will continue to be maintained for the supported versions of Sage 100.

Note for Sage 100 ERP Version 4.3:   The 2013 Q1 Tax Table Update, the 2012 Interim Release Download and the 2013 Form 941 (to be released in March 2013) are the last updates that will be released for version 4.30.  You must upgrade to a more current version of software in order to receive future updates.

For assistance with upgrading your Sage 100 software or to discuss your year-end needs, contact us at 877-526-8226 or

2012 Sage 100 Year-End Downloads Now Available

Sage has recently released year-end tax updates for customers that use Sage 100 (formerly MAS 90 / MAS 200) Payroll and Accounts Payable.

You can access these year-end updates as follows:
·        Log into the Sage Customer Portal at   
·        On the left side, under the Download Product Updates section, click either the Tax Table Update or Interim Release Download Link.

Included are changes for Payroll and Payroll Tax Tables, Federal and State eFiling and Reporting, Electronic Reporting, and Accounts Payable.  The 2012 Q4 Interim Release Download is required to be loaded in order to use eFiling and Reporting for 1099s and W-2s, the Electronic Reporting module and AP 1099 reporting.  In order for the 2013 Medicare changes to calculate correctly, you must install the 2012 Interim Release Download prior to installing the 2013 Q1 Tax Table Update and prior to running your first payroll for 2013.

Reminder:  As additional federal or state updates are received, tax table updates will be posted throughout the month of January to the Portals.

Listed below are the versions of Sage 100 that users will  need to be on in order to load the 2012 Q4 IRD and 2013 Q1 TTU.   
•  must also have last year’s (2011) year-end IRD installed
•  must also have last year’s (2011) year-end IRD installed or PU 8 installed
• 4.50.0
• 2013

If you have any enhancements, you must first verify that these enhancements are compatible with the 2012 Q4 IRD.  You also need to load the enhancements after loading the appropriate product update or 2012 Q4 Interim Release Download.

View the 2012 year-end frequently asked questions for more information: 
2012 Frequently Asked Questions

For additional assistance with your payroll and accounts payable year-end needs, give us a call at 877-526-8226 or