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The latest version of MYOB’s AccountEdge 2008 offers MAC OSx users full integration with iCal and .Mac iDisk. AccountEdge 2008 allows reminders to be set up and sent from AccountEdge to iCal as calendar events and To Dos. User’s iCal calendar can remind them to follow-up on overdue invoices, make bill payments, or check leads.

AccountEdge 2008 also offers a new command center interface, which includes a task drawer feature, allows SMB users to store lists of common functions, and a search tool allows them to search contacts, items, and transactions by selected fields. MYOB’s AccountEdge 2008 brings options and functionality to MAC users that was once only seen in Intuit’s QuickBooks for PCs.

“The features found in AccountEdge 2008 underscore our commitment to the Mac platform,” says Tom Nash, Managing Partner, MYOB US. “Usability and improved workflow is an underlying theme throughout the 2008 feature set, including a redesigned command center interface, integration with iCal and .mac iDisk, greatly improved search abilities, a new help system, vacation and sick time tracking, as well as customer-requested enhancements that should make AccountEdge users very happy.” AccountEdge 2008 now tracks employee time off. Leave tracking allows for a more precise tracking of employee vacation and sick time, including which days are taken, reason for time off, new accrual balance reports, automatic wage adjustments on timesheets and reports detailing vacation and sick time taken, accrued and time left. The product adds some other features, such as: – Email and print pay stubs – Improved inventory features and reports – itemized customer statements, which now include discounts and credits – Itemized payables stub, which includes debits and discounts taken – Print or email itemized payment notifications – New help system that is easier to search and navigate

For a full list of new features available in MYOB AccountEdge 2008, please visit www.myob-us.com/accountedge/newfeatures/.

The product will be available through Apple resellers, the MYOB website, myob-us.com, and other online outlets and mail order catalogs. MYOB AccountEdge is priced at $299 for new users, and $159 for upgraders ($249 for multi-user).