Attorney Bookkeeping: Entering Historical Opening Client Trust and Accounts Receivable Balances

The Client Trust liability account in QuickBooks Online is critical when you work with attorneys. It is an account that should be entered with a history. This post will explain why the full...

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QuickBooks Online for Attorneys: Importing the Client, Vendor, and Employee list

We continue with the QuickBooks Online series for attorneys for the proper setup of your law firm. We have done all the heavy lifting, and if you look at the prior posts, it will take you through...

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QuickBooks Online for Attorneys: Getting Started with a Chart of Accounts

Welcome to a series on how to use QuickBooks Online for attorneys and law firms.

A chart of accounts is a very important aspect of the accounting system for a legal entity. You need to make sure...

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QuickBooks Online for Attorneys: Entering Billable Time and Expenses

Congratulations on your decision to use QuickBooks Online! It is a robust accounting software. You've probably already realized that it is not built just for attorneys or the legal industry. It's...

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QuickBooks Online for Attorneys: Creating a Client, the Matter, and Receiving the Retainer

QuickBooks is a powerful tool for keeping your law firm running. This article will look at the basic setup of QuickBooks for law firms for creating a client, matter in the sales section, and also...

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What are the Three Key Performance Indicators Best for Tracking in a Profitable Law Firm?

As any law firm executive knows, tracking metrics is crucial to drive return on equity and maintain profitability. It can be a painstaking process that can be time-consuming and difficult to...

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Law Firm Marketing: A Successful Attorney Website

A great website is one of the essential tools for law firm growth. A great website will have a direct impact on your bottom line. It's not as simple as just building a website, however. The...

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Legal Accounting: Hiring a Legal Bookkeeper

If you could secretly speak to most attorneys, not as an accountant, but as a friend, they would probably tell you that legal accounting keeps them up at night. Sure, they know how to do the law...

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Attorney Billing Methods – Which Method is the Best?

One of the main things that can set a successful attorney apart from a less successful one is how they charge their clients. They can charge hourly, fixed fee or contingency basis. But they can...

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