Fix Sage 50 Error Must Post and Print before Closing

Sage 50 helps to maintain the business smartly with the help of the latest and user-friendly tools. It changes itself as per the needs of the users and also provides a unique way to manage the business. However, sometimes error comes such as error must post and print before closing. Today with the below information you will be guided about the steps through which anyone can solve the error must post and print before closing.

Sage 50 Error Must Post and Print before Closing

Sections to Fix Sage 50 Post and Print before Closing Error

Total Time: 40 minutes

Section 1- Post all Journals

Post all journals

πŸ’  First of all, make the company data files backup, it should be always with a new backup file name, remember not to overwrite the existing backup
πŸ’  Go to and click tasks >>> System >>>Change Accounting periods >>> change the period to Period 01
πŸ’  Now go to Maintain and then company information
πŸ’  At the window, the bottom sees the posting method. If it is set to Smart posting or batch, go ahead with the next part. If the posting method is Real-time, then change the posting method to Batch posting through clicking on the arrow on that line. Click on ok and again ok
πŸ’  Go and click to tasks >>> system >>> Post each journal one at time
πŸ’  Now close the year.
πŸ’  Check if the error comes, if still error must post and print before closing do not solve go to next

Section 2 – Run the Data Verification

πŸ’  Go and click Tasks >>> System >>> Change accounting period, and then change the period to Period 1
πŸ’  Click on File and then go to and click on data verification
πŸ’  Now select both test option and click on start
πŸ’  Now click on save and make the backup when it will be asked
πŸ’  Now when the test completes, you need to close your year.
πŸ’  Check the error, if still comes to go to the next section

Section 3 – Beginning Balance may not be Posted Properly

πŸ’  Click on Maintain >>> go to Company information and change to batch posting
πŸ’  Locate and click on Tasks >>> system >>> change Accounting Period and change it to period 1
πŸ’  Click on Tasks, go to system and click it >>> then select unpost option
πŸ’  Locate the All journal box and leave it unchecked. Click on ok
πŸ’  Once the process is finished, click Maintain >>> Chart of accounts >>> and beginning balance
πŸ’  Now choose the period which is entered in Beginning balance >> click ok
πŸ’  Now in the beginning balance window, click on the field with the first value. Click enter key to cycle through all account balance
πŸ’  Terminate on the last line and click ok
πŸ’  Choose Tasks >>> System >>> post and repost all the journal by clicking on ok
πŸ’  Close the year

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