Sage Fixed Assets 2021 has been released. Here’s a look at what’s new in the latest version of the powerful fixed asset management software.
Expanded Depreciation Books
In addition to the previously existing 7 depreciation books in earlier versions of the software, Sage Fixed Assets 2021 adds an additional 13 custom depreciation books in a company. Available in the Sage Fixed Assets—Depreciation Edition, these new books can be used for many purposes, such as state tax depreciation, property taxes, historical records, and ADS depreciation.
Ease of Use Enhancements
A variety of enhancements to existing screens, reports, and other functionality makes Sage Fixed Assets 2021 faster and easier than ever to use.
Adjustable Book Columns in Asset Detail
In the Asset Detail screen, you can now temporarily adjust a book’s width to focus on the information most important to you.
Hide Closed Books
You can now choose to hide closed books for each company, allowing you to focus solely on open books.
Display Asset Group Name on Select Reports
The Asset Group selected in Report Definition now displays in the header of the Depreciation Expense, Disposal, Transfer, and Fixed Assets Summary reports. This allows you to quickly determine the asset group included in the report.
Character Count Increases
Book Titles now allow up to 10 characters, reducing the need to use abbreviations. In addition, Project Names (Planning Edition only) now allow up to 32 characters.
Custom Import Helper Improvements
The Select Fields step of the Custom Import Helper now allows you to select books to filter the displayed Available Fields. In addition, the data preview window is larger. These changes—requested by customers—make the import process more efficient.
NOTE: Depending on which Sage Fixed Assets product you use, not all of these enhancements apply to your edition. Refer to the release notes for full details.
Sage Is Listening
A number of these new features or enhancements were highly-requested based on customer feedback submitted through the Sage City Ideas forum. So, keep submitting your great ideas!