Can anyone tell me what's the best way to go from SAGE50 to Quickbooks Canadian Editions?
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I did this two years ago and there really is no easy way, as the two programs differ so greatly. I simply picked my starting date, for example Jan. 1. I printed my Trial Balance from Sage up to Dec 31. I then manually entered the TB into Quickbooks, using Quickbook's built-in Opening Balance Equity account.
The exceptions are the A/R and the A/P, which you must enter each transaction (still using Opening Balance Equity account), so that you have correct detail in QB for the ledgers.
Once I had the TB entered and balanced to Dec 31, I then entered everything as I normally would into QB, on a daily basis.
There are certain lists you can import into Quickbooks using an *.IIF file format and there are help files indicating exactly how that should be done. So if you can export any of your lists, ie Customer, Vendor, Employee, etc. from SAGE50 and import to QB, that would save you some time. Good luck!