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. There are a few methods throughout Zola Suite to set up increments for time-based billing.
- Setting increment when creating a new matter
- Create a new matter
- Under the Billing section, find the Hourly Rate and Increment fields:
- Modifying the increment on an existing matter
- Navigate to the Matter
- Click on the Options tab
- Scroll down to Billing Options and find the Hourly Rate and Increment fields
- Set Up the Firm's Default Increment
- Navigate to Firm Settings
- Select Billing & Accounting from the lefthand menu
- Click on the Billing Options section and find 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 ...
Quick Ways to Capture Time
If you are getting paid for time spent, then it goes without saying, if you aren’t billing for your time, you are leaving money on the table. Zola Suite has several nifty ways to capture your time: Convert a Calendar entry to a Time Entry when ...
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