Tag Archives: accounting

2017 Year-End Accounting Checklist & Tips

The end of the year can be a hectic time for many business owners. Sorting through the entire year’s financials, preparing the documents you’ll need to file your tax returns, there are a lot of accounting tasks that need to be completed before you can take some time off to enjoy the holidays with your family. While it’s important to ...

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Watch: Overcoming the Obstacles of Legal Accounting

Compared to a typical small business, the accounting requirements at law firms are unique. The penalties for violations are much worse than a slap on the wrist or even a big fine — accounting infractions can lead to disbarment. This area requires a “zero tolerance for error” policy in your firm and the knowledge to support it. In  this video, ...

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Overcoming QuickBooks for Lawyers

Discover how you can overcome the limitations of QuickBooks by implementing new software. Understand why law firms cannot afford to keep “loose books” Learn the requirements for law firms using QuickBooks from an industry expert Explore the customization features and workarounds for legal professionals The Speakers: Erica Birstler Erica is Manager of Customer Success at CosmoLex, developers of a cloud ...

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QuickBooks Essentials for Lawyers

Many law firms use QuickBooks for accounting (and even for billing). However, legal work is governed by unique accounting regulations—and since QuickBooks is not built as a legal specific solution, this creates challenges that must be addressed. Every law firm should be aware of the legal accounting requirements, the kinds of billing & accounting issues lawyers encounter in QuickBooks, and ...

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The Mobile Attorney: Capturing More Time & Revenue

Firms often lose time that is not tracked due to inefficient and antiquated timekeeping practices. There is a simple fix to avoid this: contemporaneous time entry. If you are not practicing contemporaneous time entry, it is likely that you are hemorrhaging your billable hours. It’s not about working more hours, it is about diligently recording the work done. Join us: ...

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Good Billing Habits: What They Don’t Teach You in Law School

From the initial consultation through final billing process, it is imperative that attorneys develop good habits in keeping, reporting, and billing your time. To ensure on-time payments, we will discuss current trends in the legal industry, including online payments and the LawPay solution. Learn how to set your hourly rate, create your budget, properly report billable hours, and more. The Takeaways: ...

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How to Clean Up Your Firm’s Accounting for 2016

We all know that bookkeeping challenges bog down the best efforts of many small law firms. Now that we’ve closed the books on 2015, it’s the perfect chance to start fresh with a new approach to accounting that will keep your ledgers clean and current all year long. Learn how to keep better books — in less time — by ...

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How to Clean Up Your Firm’s Accounting

We all know that bookkeeping challenges bog down the best efforts of many small law firms. Now that we’ve closed the books on 2015, it’s the perfect chance to start fresh with a new approach to accounting that will keep your ledgers clean and current all year long. Join us: Wednesday, January 27th 2:00pm – 2:30pm ET Learn how to ...

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Legal Accounting Tips & Tricks for 2016

As the end of the year approaches, wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t have a million bookkeeping & accounting issues to resolve? We can help you fix them. Join us: Wednesday, November 18th 2:00pm – 2:30pm ET   In this “end of the year” webinar, you can learn how to simplify your legal accounting chores — putting many on ...

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