New Bank Account Set Up in Sage 50

Sage50- set-up account

New Bank Account Set Up

Log-in to your Sage 50 with valid Log-in credentials. Now, select the Edit/New drop-down menu and then click on the new button.


Here, you need to fill the following details of your account to set-up new bank:

z A/C Ref Type the nominal code of your new bank account.

For converting your nominal code into the bank account, you are required to enter the nominal code and then press the tab key. Now, click on Yes button.

Nominal Name For a new bank account, enter the nominal name, it should not be more than 60 characters.
Account Type Click on the account type. Once the transaction is submitted into this account, you will not be able to change the account type.
Currency If you are a foreign trader or you make use of the foreign currency, enter the bank account currency for which it is operational.
Balance It shows account balance in real-time. To enter the opening balance, select the balance, once the transaction is recorded, click on the opening balance and then click on the Yes button.
Minimum Limit Enter the amount below that you don’t want the transaction recorded. The average may fall if the transaction is recorded below the set amount.

In the case, the account balance is less than the amount you mentioned, Sage shows your bank account tab in the red colour.

No Bank Reconciliation If you don’t want to run the function Bank Reconciliation, mark the checkbox.


  • Now, go to the bank details and then enter the address of the bank and other contact details related to your bank.

If you are using V21 or any previous version, select the contact details and then click on the bank contact details.

Sage 50 v24.2 or above

Go to the settings and then click on the information for any bank charges that need to be applied along with the payments as well as receipts. These are some of the default functions that you may need to change when they are necessary.

  • To add the free memo text, select the Memo. You can also add it as an attachment in the bank account.
  • Your new bank account is now ready to be used. All you need to check that your nominal code is at the right place in your account.
  • Now, click on the bank record.
  • Select the bank account → now, select the required bank account.
  • Now, go to the toolbar → Select Edit Drop-down or new and then select the Edit button.
  • If you are using V20 (Version 2014 → Click on the Record.
  • Make amendments in the details of the record.
  • Select the Save button and then click on the Close button.
  • Now, set it as your default bank account.
  • In the menu bar, you will see the settings option and then click on the Control Accounts.
  • For a default bank, a nominal code must be entered. Now, select the OK Button.

To know more, you can connect with our Technical Support Toll-Free Number 1800-986-6931 or connect with us via Sage Live Chat Support and our technical support team will get back to you.

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