Accounting

Submitting a VAT return through EDI 

Sage Active allows you to submit your VAT returns automatically through the EDI portal. To submit a VAT return: Access your tax returns. Taxes > Tax returns Select the tax return to submit. Access the Sage compliance service page ( View tax return ). Choose to submit the VAT return through EDI. If you want


Exporting information for the tax consultant 

When your tax consultant asks you to provide them with an export of your accounting information, you can easily provide these files through the DATEV export in Sage Active. Prerequisites Both the Consultant number and the Legal obligations are present in the the Legal obligations tab of your company’s settings. If these prerequisites are not


Exporting information for the tax auditor 

When the tax auditor asks you to provide them with an export of your accounting information, you can easily provide these files through the GoBD export in Sage Active. Prerequisites The City where your company is located is present in the Information tab of its settings. The GoBD export notes field in the Legal obligations



Creating an accounting session 

You can create an accounting session to add an extra level of categorisation to a journal entry. For example, you can add a session to identify that an entry is part of the year-end closing process or to identify that it is created by a specific user. To create a session: Enter the Sessions list.


Generating the trial balance 

Verify your accounting using a trial balance. Easily identify abnormalities and their origin to obtain a better overview of your cash flow. To generate the trial balance: Access the Trial balance. Reports > General accounting reports – Trial balance Select a Fiscal year and a Period. Select the Accounts to consider for the report. The


Year-end closing 

Your accountant has generated your balance sheet and your tax return. After acceptance by the DGFiP, you can close your fiscal year. Processing > Year-end closing…


Consulting bank reconciliation 

Bank reconciliation verifies that the data on your bank statement matches your recorded journal entries. This verification process ensures the accuracy of recorded transactions and makes it possible to identify errors and omissions. Bank reconciliation is not the same concept as matching. Matching makes it possible to combine movements in opposite directions. For example, matching


Advice for importing journal entries 

To import data into Sage Active, review the following instructions and information. Respect the file structure. Do not delete the first three lines of the CSV file: Line 1: This header line contains the titles of the data that needs to be included. Line 2: This line contains the translations from line 1 in square


Importing journal entries 

You can import journal entries to complete an existing database and therefore avoid manual data entry in the application. To import journal entries, first download the import template. This template shares important information and presents the only valid file structure for a successful import. If you want to import data retrieved from an accounting or



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