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Q&A: Trust Accounting


We have a new bank account and the check number they started us at is 2000. Is there a way to make sure TAS defaults the first check number to 2000?   Read More...


When entering a trust transaction, I just received the message “Warning: The name entered is not found in the Payee file.” I thought this payee was already saved. Why am I getting this and do I have to lose my changes in order to add them to the Payee file?   Read More...


A new employee created a trust account under the wrong bank account number in TAS. Is there an easy way to fix this? We would prefer to not have to void or delete the trust transactions in order to recreate them on a new account under the correct bank account.   Read More...


I am performing our monthly reconciliation in Trust Accounting Software and I noticed that the description for a deposit just says “Secure Client.” Why is this?   Read More...


Although we used to print out checks individually, we have recently started printing checks in batches using the Print Trust Checks program. However, the checks are not being printed in order by Trust Account. Can this be changed?   Read More...


Our accountant wants to add a password to our reconciliation report PDFs as an additional layer of security. Is it possible to have a password added automatically?   Read More...


I just ran some reports and realized that a payee’s name is incorrect. We need to change the name to the payee's legal name. How can this be accomplished?   Read More...


Is there any way to print out a duplicate stub when printing checks?   Read More...


Our firm just ordered new checks. Before I print a batch of checks, is there a way to make sure that printing will line up properly on our new checks?   Read More...


I want to make a year-end backup of my data. I found the backup within the software, but I’m uncertain as to what exactly is being backed up and where. Is this backup sufficient for my needs?   Read More...


We have an old bank account that we no longer use. Unfortunately, deposit records are occasionally added to trust accounts using that bank account. Is there a way to prevent this from happening?   Read More...


I need to see all of the deposits made in the Trust Accounting software in the last month. How can I do this?   Read More...


One of my clients is requesting to see a complete history of their trust activity. Is there a report I can run that can accomplish this?   Read More...


Is it possible to combine multiple checks into a single transaction to make the reconciliation process easier?   Read More...


I reprinted our last reconciliation report for our bookkeeper, and noticed that it doesn’t match the Three-Way Reconciliation Report. Why is this, and how can I fix it?   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...


I need to see information for a check that I printed from TAS several weeks ago. Is there a report I can run to see past check information?   Read More...


I have written a few checks to a particular Payee over the last several years. Because they have not been a frequent payee, I haven’t added them to the Payee file. Is there any way for me to print a list with a total of everything I have paid to them?   Read More...


We accrue interest and an occasional service charge that is assessed to our bank account. In order to reconcile, I need some way to record those charges in Trust. How can I accomplish this?   Read More...