updated 11:45 am EDT, Thu October 21, 2004
MYOB AccountEdge 2005
MYOB US today announced and MYOB AccountEdge Network Edition 2005, its for small businesses, which offers new features and fully integrated electronic business services. It features MYOB Payroll Forms Service to print and electronically file over 250 US Federal and state tax forms, including forms W-2, W-3, 940, and 941 directly from the software. It now offers the ability to create/schedule reoccuring transactions from a single location, email customer statements and invoices in batches, a new Company Data Auditor, remote credit card processing for on-the-go charging of credit cards, and more. The single-user version is $300, while the network edition is available for $400. Upgrades are $140 (single-user) and $250 (Network Edition).
In addition, the software offers the ability to accept credit cards, directly deposit employees' paychecks, electronically pay vendors, and outsource payroll to complete the MYOB Business Services lineup--each of which is integrated, but available for an extra free.
"MYOB has been serving the Mac community for 15 years, and we're proud of AccountEdge 2005 as a culmination of our years of experience in delivering world-class small business management software for the Mac," said Cynthia Mackewicz, General Manager of MYOB US, Inc. "Mac business owners will be happy with additional integrated business services, complete payroll processing, and time-saving features like recurring transaction scheduling and batch emailing of statements and invoices. AccountEdge 2005 is all about being empowered to Mind Your Own Business. Smarter."
MYOB AccountEdge offers complete sales and purchases modules, as well as versatile banking features, robust inventory tracking, flexible time billing, customer management through the card file, and the ability to run a complete company payroll. The Network Edition contains all of the features of AccountEdge as well as includes optimizations for multiple users to simultaneously work over a Mac OS X network.
MYOB AccountEdge is compatible with the Windows version, allowing it the Mac version to read MYOB Premier Accounting for Windows files (and vice versa). The company also offers MYOB FirstEdge, a straightforward accounting product designed for the small and micro-business.