Sage 300 2024 Release Notes

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These release notes contain important information about Sage 300, including information about product changes that are not in the documentation.

Product updates contain modified versions of one or more Sage 300 program components. A product update is not a full upgrade or a product replacement. Each product update is valid only until we release the next product update or the next version of Sage 300.

Depending on your purchase agreement, some features described here may not be available in your product.

For more information about feature availability, see Sage Knowledgebase article 105946.

What's new in Product Update 2

This section contains a summary of new features and changes in Product Update 2.

General improvements

This release includes the following new features and improvements in both Sage 300cloud web screens and Sage 300 classic screens:

System Manager

  • Subclassing is now supported in both the Sage 300 Web Screens and Web API.
  • Translation Package is now included with the Sage 300 Desktop SDK.

Program fixes

This product update also includes program fixes. See the list of fixed issues in Technical Information for more information.

What's new in Product Update 1

Important! If you are using Sage 300 Web Screens AND you install Sage 300 version 2024 Product Update 1 after the US or Canadian Q4 2023 Payroll Tax Update, make sure you apply the recent hotfix. For more information about this hotfix, see Sage Knowledgebase Article 231213165156483.

This section contains a summary of new features and changes in Product Update 1.

General improvements

This release includes the following new features and improvements in both Sage 300cloud web screens and Sage 300 classic screens:

Accounts Payable

  • Five new fields have been added for 1099 purposes: First Name, Last Name, FATCA, Second TIN Notice, and Tax Withholding State. These fields also appear in Inquiry Reporting.
  • Sage 300 now supports Form 1099-Div in the AP 1099 Filing screen.

Sage Support Resource Centre

You can now access the Sage Support Resource from Sage 300 menus.

Sage 300cloud web screens improvements

This release includes the following new web screens for Project and Job Costing:

  • PJC Budget Maintenance. Use the PJC Budget Maintenance screen to forecast revenues and costs over several fiscal periods, so that you can budget your contracts effectively.

What's new in Sage 300 2024

This section contains a summary of new features and changes in the 2024 release.

General improvements

This release includes the following new features and improvements in both Sage 300cloud web screens and Sage 300 classic screens:

Sage 300cloud web screens improvements

This release includes the option to install Sage 300cloud web screens: modernized versions of Sage 300 screens that you can use in a web browser.

Web screens run in parallel with Sage 300 desktop screens, so there's no need to choose between desktop or web. Everyone in your organization can use the interface that best suits their needs, while working seamlessly with a single shared set of company data.

Here's a quick overview of what's new in Sage 300cloud web screens:

  • New Project and Job Costing web screens. This release includes the following new web screens for Project and Job Costing:
    • Equipment Usage. Use the PJC Equipment Usage screen to record the use of equipment that you own.
    • Adjustments. Use the PJC Adjustments screen to adjust or transfer timecard, equipment usage, material usage, material return, cost, or charge transactions that you have posted in Project and Job Costing.
    • Timecards. Use the PJC Timecards screen to enter timecards for employees, which is how you charge job-related labor costs to projects.
    • Transaction History. Use the PJC Transaction History screen to view details for transactions posted in Project and Job Costing and job-related transactions posted in other Sage 300 programs.
    • Transaction History Report. The report provides a printed listing of transactions that appear on the Transaction History screen, with the advantage that you can print the report for a selected range of contracts, projects, categories, cost classes, customers, contract status, and project status.
  • Enter job-related documents in Purchase Order. You can now enter and work with job-related documents on all P/O web screens:
    • Transactions
      • Requisition Entry
      • Purchase Order Entry
      • Receipt Entry
      • Invoice Entry
      • Return Entry
      • Credit/Debit Note Entry
      • Copy Purchase Orders
    • PO Analytical Reports
      • Transaction List - added Job Related checkbox
      • Purchase Order Action Report - added Job Related checkbox
      • Purchase History Report - added Job Related checkbox
      • Posting Journals – added Job Related checkbox
    • PO Statistics and Inquiries
      • PO Purchase History – added job columns in the Purchase History Detail
      • PO Pending Receipts Inquiry – added job columns in the PO Pending Receipts Details screen
    • PO Create Purchase Orders - Create Pos from Requisitions – added Job Related checkbox
    • Setup – Optional Fields – added Job Related settings

Financial Report for the Web

Sage 300 Financial Reporter for the Web is a web-based tool used to manipulate, format, graph and print general ledger (GL) data. Financial Reporter for the Web utilizes Microsoft Excel to create financial statements and statement specifications that display data from Sage 300 General Ledger.

Note: Sage Intelligence Report Cloud (SIRC) has been deprecated with the introduction of Financial Reporter for the Web.

Compliance – IRAS ASR Tier 2 (Singapore Tax Report Direct Submission)

Available on Sage 300 web screen only, this feature is an enhancement from existing Tax Singapore (TS) module. It is specifically designed to report GST Taxes for form 5 and form 8 (F5 and F8) digitally via IRAS (Government) server website.

Direct API Bank Feeds

Access to Direct API bank feeds as added by Sage Service Fabric. Example. Bank of America CashPro bank feed.

Additional Web APIs

The additional web APIs include CP employee, UP employee and IC Item location details.

Global Search

The Global Search feature is available in the 2024.0 release. This feature was not available in product updates 2023.2 or 2023.3.

Important! You must sign into Database Setup on each Sage 300 server machine using Global Search.