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Product Update | Release 6.0b for Sage VIP Classic and Sage VIP Premier is now available

Release 6.0b for Sage VIP Classic and Sage VIP Premier is now available for download from the Sage Portal

This is a mandatory update for Ghana users, and optional for all other users.

Click here to download the Release Notes for Release 6.0b.

What is included in this update:

  • South Africa: Retirement Funds: Old Mutual Superfund and Sentinel Retirement Fund layout updates (Premier only)
  • Ghana: 2023 Tax Tables applicable from May 2023 (Premier only)
    • Take note: Ghana payroll companies must be in May 2023, before installing the new software update due to new tax tables..
  • Lesotho: 2023/2024 Tax Tables applicable from April 2023 (Previously released as tax file in April 2023)
  • Malawi: 2023/2024 Tax Tables applicable from April 2023 (Previously released as tax file in April 2023 - Premier only)
  • Other Tax Countries: Reports updates - 
    • Kenya: P9A/P9a HOSP/P9b Tax Deduction Cards (Premier only)
    • Namibia: ETX Return
  • Other Tax Countries: Bank File updates -

    • Mozambique: ABSA Access Online Payments (Premier only)

  • Items resolved

New software update versions for Total Solutions users compatible with Release 6.0a, are also available on the Sage Portal:

  • Premier HR v23.5.0.1
  • Premier ESS v12.2

How do I download and install the update?

The following articles will assist you to download and install the new software 

Actions required by users after installation:

  • Review the Release Notes to familiarise yourself with the changes included in this update
  • South Africa users:
    • Review and update the OID Threshold on the Basic Company Information screen
    • Review Retirement Fund exports requirements if licensed for Old Mutual Superfund or Sentinel Retirement Fund
  • Kenya and Namibia users: Review report setup