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Attorney Bookkeeping: Direct or Hard Costs

 

I know I have written many articles on this topic. But it seems to be the one topic that keeps attorneys and bookkeepers awake at night. Let's dive in.

Hard Costs/Direct Costs...

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Letting Go…

If you are a QB Community Live member, you may have seen a recent video by my partner, Matthew Fulton, announcing my exit from the group as Admin.

Many of you were kind and reached out to...

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Law firms: Migrating to Cloud-Based Software

 

Are you stuck in a desktop world? Are you chained to your computer and when you try to do your work remotely?  Do you have to log into a server? Did you know that this type of...

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The Best Workflow When Working With Attorneys As An Accountant

Legal Workflow for Accountants

I’m fortunate to be known as a person who works with attorneys as a specialist In the legal industry.

 I’ve had multiple people ask, ...

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Two File Method with Trust Accounting

You may have seen this title and wondered what the heck is Lynda talking about? What is a two-method file setup?

Many people believe that having the trust accounting in a separate QuickBooks...

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What you need to know about Payroll when working with Attorneys & Law Firms

Do you work with attorneys?  What is the differences in working with law firms and payroll?  The short answer is not much.  But it all comes down to the entity.   Are they...

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Attorney Payroll

 If you work with attorneys and law firms, you know that their payroll is complex. Many times the most basic payroll service options won’t do. Additionally, add to that the compensation...

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Has Your Advanced Client Cost Account been Reconciled?

 

I think the second most popular topic that I get asked about after talking about trust accounting is advanced client costs.

What is it?  When do we use it?  How do we...

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Attorney Books: IOLTA Messes

 

The trust account can be one of the places that's a significant sticking point for bookkeepers and accountants. I can't even count on one hand how many times an attorney will tell me, "I...

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