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Recording Client Expenses

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Easily Record and Pay Client Expenses

You can record and pay client disbursements or expenses using several methods, each designed to provide maximum flexibility to your firm.

  • Client expenses can be manually entered for a single client or multiple clients
  • Checks can be written to process client expenses in a single step
  • Expenses can be imported using the Cost Recovery Interface
 

Entering Expenses for a Client

Using Disbursement Entry you can manually enter disbursements or expenses for a single client or multiple clients. Alpha or numeric user-defined codes can be used to speed up entry and pre-defined fixed or unit rates can be set up for specific expense types. If you're entering large volumes of expenses you can use the keyboard only, which speeds up data entry.

 

Write Checks to Pay Client Expenses or Disbursements

Checks can be written to pay client expenses, allocating the disbursement to the client ledger for billing while updating the bank ledger. This single step process speeds up data entry and ensures expenses get posted to the client ledger for billing. Checks can be written on behalf of a single client or multiple clients and are easily printed after they are entered into ESILAW.

 

Using Accounts Payable to Process Client Expenses

The Accounts Payable features can also be used to write checks to pay client or firm expenses. Invoices entered in Accounts Payable for client expenses can be distributed to a single client or multiple clients. When an invoice is processed the expense is posted to the client ledger for billing and the payable is created in a single step. Payables can be tracked by due date and checks can easily be processed and printed for payables that are due. If your firm processes a large volume of client expenses you can take advantage of the additional time-saving features that Accounts Payable offers.

 

Task-based Billing

ESILAW is designed to handle task-based and electronic billing and allows use of UTBMS codes when entering task-based expense entries.

 
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