If you need a list of work-in-process and/or archived transactions, the Transaction File List is where you want to start.   Read More...


Did you know that you can change your view to see either more fields or fewer fields in certain files?   Read More...


When I print checks through TAS with a payee of FIRM, the associated payment record is not showing up in Tabs3. I have confirmed that Integrate with Tabs3 (and GLS) is selected in TAS Customization, and Integrate with Tabs3 Trust Accounting is selected in Tabs3 Billing Customization. What am I missing?   Read More...


There are several ways you might handle billing for a contingency case, but in the end you still need to adjust the amount owed based on the outcome. So what options does Tabs3 provide?   Read More...


I entered an invoice in Accounts Payable and used an incorrect tcode for the associated Tabs3 cost. Will it make a difference whether I edit the entry in Tabs3 or in APS?   Read More...


Occasionally, transactions may accidentally be entered for the wrong client. If there are only a couple, it’s easy to just delete them and reenter them for the correct client. However, when there are many transactions, what can you do? Use the Transfer A/R and Transactions utility in Tabs3!   Read More...


When you’re not at the office and you need to record the time you spent on a matter, what do you do? Why, log into Tabs3 Connect on your phone or tablet, of course!   Read More...


When entering fees and costs for task based billing clients, do you have to scroll through all of the Phase/Task or Activity Codes for other categories to get to the set of task codes applicable for your client? If you use Billing Categories for your clients, you can assign categories to your Task Code Sets so that when entering fees and costs, only the task codes that are associated with that client’s Billing Category are displayed.   Read More...


Do you have a new pro bono client, or need to enter a fee or cost at no charge for a regular client? Clients and transactions can be marked as non-billable so that you can still track your time without charging your client.   Read More...


I ran the Perform Split Billing utility for a statement, but now the attorney wants to make changes to how the clients are split. Is there any way I can undo the split, make the modification, and then split the transactions based on the change?   Read More...


We have a client that we don’t want to bill until they have at least $1,000 owed in fees and costs combined. Is there a way to set this up to happen automatically?   Read More...


There are many reasons why you might want or need to credit or refund a client’s account. Likewise, there are many ways to make a credit to a client’s account. While the easiest way may seem to be entering a credit transaction (i.e., entering a negative fee or cost), this may not be the best way to handle the situation.   Read More...


Did you know that you can do more with Entry Lists than see current work-in-process transactions? The Fee, Cost, Payment, and Client Funds Entry Lists can be printed, filtered, and set to include archived records.   Read More...


We have a client who is supposed to be billed $0.12 for copies rather than our usual $0.15. However, there are many costs that have been entered with the wrong rate. Is there a way we can easily change all of them at once?   Read More...


When adding features for Version 18, we did not overlook Tabs3 Connect! Check out these new enhancements included when you update to Version 18!   Read More...


Often, the most common source of unbilled costs are the everyday tasks done in your office. Photocopies, faxes, phone calls, and many other tasks can easily be overlooked when entering costs for a client. Simple cost recovery methods can reclaim these expenses as needed.   Read More...


Did you know that you can easily split fees and costs between multiple matters in Tabs3 Billing? The Split Billing program provides the ability to enter fees and costs once, but have multiple matters pay for them.   Read More...


What is the Client Inactivity Report, and why should you use it? The Client Inactivity Report can be used to identify clients and cases with no activity in a specified time frame, which can help keep clients from slipping through the cracks.   Read More...


Tabs3 Connect has been around for some time now, but what exactly is Tabs3 Connect, and what can it do for your firm? Tabs3 Connect is a Platinum feature that provides access to Tabs3 and PracticeMaster anywhere you can connect to the Internet. No apps to download, simply go to Tabs3Connect.com and log in using your phone, tablet, laptop, or other internet-enabled device. Access client and contact information, enter fees and costs, use Matter Manager, access your firm’s calendar, receive alarm notifications, send and receive eNotes, and download documents and e-mail attachments via Tabs3 Connect. On smartphones and tablets, you can tap to create a fee, and flick to scroll through a list.   Read More...


The Tabs3 Accounts Payable Software (APS) makes paying bills easier. You can print checks, track vendors, generate 1099-MISC forms, run reports and check registers, and more!   Read More...