Negative SO Lines functionality in Sage 500

By | January 31, 2018

New feature have been added in Sage 500 from version 2014 onwards on Sales Order entry screen i.e.  Allow negative quantity only for non-inventory items which will be Misc. Items, Service Items, and description only items.

Once user entered the negative quantity for non-inventory items in Sales Order screen then rest of all the calculation of Taxes and trade discounts will be calculated based on standard Sales order process in which taxes is calculated as negative and total trade discount can show as positive on the Order Totals and Payments form.

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Here’s the below Sales Order screens where user will be able to enter negative quantity only for Misc. Items, Service items and description only items.

Sales Order screens

User can generate the pick ticket with negative quantity value.

 pick ticket

After commit the shipment, pending invoice has been generated with negative quantity.


By allowing this negative quantity feature in Sales order entry the user can represent this negative quantity items as order based discounts items, purchasing incentives, or other non-inventory items.

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