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The Adept Retrospective Stock Valuation Report

Another great add-on for Sage50cloud ...

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Posted by Alison Mead on 31/08/2020 @ 8:00AM

What if you need to double check the valuation of your stock in Sage50cloud sometime after the year end? You know with accounts, you often need to wait for invoices to come in and be entered on your system before you can think about your year end ...

The Adept Restrospective Stock Valuation Report is another great add-on for Sage50cloud!

The Adept Restrospective Stock Valuation Report is another great add-on for Sage50cloud!

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At your financial year end you may not be an a position to run a stock valuation report, or you might just get busy and forget. A lot of businesses don't formally close down for months or years and just move straight on into the next period; so how can you run an accurate stock valuation in Sage in order to get your stock values accurate in your year end management reports?

"Sage have a report especially for this!"

It can be found in Products->Reports->Product Valuation->Retrospective Product Valuation, but this report looks back at all your historical product transactions to work out the valuation from the lifetime of you running the Sage software. If you have ever chosen to clear stock to remove old transactions then this report does not work. When I tried it on my own data the valuation makes no sense at all with this report.

The developers at Adept thought about this, and have developed an add on tool which will calculate the stock levels retrospectively working backwards from the current position instead in order to get an accurate historical stock valuation.

The report values the stock using the cost price as it was at the specified date, or you can use the current 'last cost price' as an alternative if you wish. When you buy the license to use this report, it can be used on as many of your companies computers as you like, and other users don't need to log out when you run it.

If you would like to try a free trial of this Adept Retrospective Stock Valuation Report then click on this link and download the free trial. The current price for this really useful add on is just £150 plus VAT.

After trying it, you need to contact us to purchase the full license.

Until next time ...



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About Alison Mead ...


Alison loves bookkeeping and supporting bookkeepers. She has been helping clients to be better bookkeepers in Sage 50 for over 24 years and has been Xero Accredited in accounts and payroll for a number of years too.

She specialises in a very unique hand-holding method of training, helping bookkeepers and business owners to use their accounts software as and when they need support in setting up and producing their invoices, reports and financial information.

Alison combines her role at Silicon Bullet with her Forever Living network marketing businesses and is often to be seen at business networking meetings as she likes to keep busy.

You know what they say: if you want something done well ask a busy person!


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