How Do I Set Up Increments for Time-Based Billing?
Zola Suite supports increments on a per-matter basis and also supports a firm-wide default increment.
Setting increment when creating a new matter
- Create a new matter
- Under New Matter form, you can define the increment under the BILLING section.
Modifying increment on an existing matter
- Navigate to the Matter
- Click on the Options tab
Set up the Firm's default increment
Setting the default increment in Settings will make that incremented value appear by default every time you create a new Matter. Of course, you can always override that incremented value as you set up each Matter.
- Go to Firm Settings
- Select Billing and Accounting under Billing from the left menu
- Edit the Hourly Billing Increment field
Can I Set Increments on a Matter Basis?
Yes! When you create a Matter, you can set the increment right away. If you don't, it will be saved as the increment you entered in your Firm Settings. If you would like to change this later on, you can do so in the Matter Options tab of the Matter ...
What Is the Difference Between Actual Time and Billable Time?
The time that you enter into Zola Suite is called actual time. If you are billing using an increment, billable time will be the amount of time you bill your client once it has been rounded up using your increment. For instance, you work on drafting ...
What Are the Different Billing Types?
Within Zola Suite, there are multiple options for how you would like to bill each Matter. Below are all of the options Zola Suite offers and how each of them will work for any time entries you create: Time-Based Only: This will make all of the time ...
What is a Firm Collaborator?
Through the Firm Collaborators feature, you can assign additional users to a matter. A collaborator may be another attorney, staff, billing or intake person, docketing manager, or legal assistant/paralegal. To add a Firm Collaborator, navigate to ...
What is Split Billing and How Do I Use It?
Split Billing allows you to divide the invoiced amount for services and expenses on a singular matter between multiple parties. First, make sure Split Billing is enabled on the Matter-Level. This can be done when you are creating the matter under ...
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