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The September 2014 release notes are available for download at

Please take the time to read them, there are several changes that affect the operation of your accounting software.

Samco Power Accounting, as of version 14.07, has enhanced user access management features. 

  • For example:  Passwords are now required to meet a high level of security and must be changed more frequently.
  • There are groups: Normal, Supervisor and Administrator
  • Passwords are also no longer visible in plain text.  The administrator can reset any users password if forgotten so it is no longer necessary to recover forgotten passwords, just reset it!
  • Users may change their own passwords.

Take a look in the release notes for more details.

After over 23 years of working with Samco, as our Lead Trainer and Support Tech, Anne-Marie Cain has permanently left us, due to an ongoing battle with Cancer.    She will be greatly missed by everyone at Samco as well as the many clients she has trained and supported over the years.   We wish Anne-Marie all the best for a full recovery and a wonderful retirement.

Samco has and will continue to make steps to replace Anne-Marie.  While this will not be an easy task, Samco will continue to provide the best service possible during this period of restructuring existing staff and hiring of new staff.

Since we have published Samco Power Accounting user manuals online, we have seen a reduction in support calls!  This means that you are saving money and learning how to work smarter!  Keep up the good work!  Interested in reading the user manuals?  Follow this link.

July 2014

Effective September 1st 2014, Samco Software will be updating software in order to comply with the changes outlined below.  The update will be available from mid August 2014. 

This update will be available to all Payroll users, and release notes will also be made available closer to the release date.

According to the Canada Revenue Agency and the Ontario Government they will implement personal tax increases retroactive to January 1, 2014 for employees earning over $150,000.

Click here to read the Canadian Payroll Association briefing. Below is a table of current and new tax rates and income thresholds.

The latest version of CodeWeavers CrossOver 13.2.0 is not compatible with Samco ThinClient.  Please continue using version 12.5.1.  It is available for download here.

June 2014

On July 1, 2014 there would usually be an update to payroll, changing deductions etc.  But, this July there is no update.

Please note that according to the Canada Revenue Agency there will not be any updates to payroll required on July 1, 2014.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Samco Software is upgrading its Power Accounting releases to take advantage of the latest in technology, 64-bit processing.

What does this mean? Click here to find out more

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About Samco Software Inc.

We develop business applications software and accounting software with one purpose in mind, solving the needs and exceeding the requirements of today’s rapidly changing businesses.  We have succeeded in developing long-term relationships with our clients by doing this. We believe that listening carefully to our clients requests, observing how our clients do business, and being open to new challenges can help us to accomplish this.

For over 31 years Samco’s Team has had the pleasure of working with hundreds of businesses of numerous types.  Samco is able to adapt solutions to a broad cross section of industries. Our staff has a combined total of over 180 years in technology and business management!

We acknowledge that while no business is completely unique, most do have special requirements. For this reason we approach each new client objectively, focusing on what the client’s needs are first, and then on how we can work together to realize the ultimate goals. Since our solutions are platform independent, we can always build something that fits. Whether you are a small retail store or a large non-profit organization, Samco has the right application to match your needs.

We can upgrade your old RealWorld Software to our accounting software and business applications providing you with a modern, more robust and feature rich product  for use in Canada, the United States and more.  Call us for details.

Conversion of data from other accounting systems is another one of our areas of expertise, to get you up and running quicker!

Solutions are available for Microsoft Windows, Linux and MacOS X.  Our current installed base includes everything from single user to those with hundreds of users, all realizing the benefits of our proprietary database.

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