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Q&A: Trust Accounting


On my statements, the trust account section displays “Trust Fund Balance,” but I want it to display “Your retainer balance is” instead. How can I change the terminology for the Trust section of my statements?   Read More...


I recently ran the Trust Account List and discovered that there are some trust accounts with Unpaid/Pending Transactions. Is there a quick way to determine what these transactions are?   Read More...


We have TAS and Tabs3 Billing integrated so that automatic payments are created in TAS when statements are generated. However, the tcode used is the same as the payments that we make directly into Tabs3 Billing. Can we use a different tcode for these automatic payments from TAS?   Read More...


We had two checks for the same amount on our reconciliation and accidentally marked the wrong check as cleared before finalizing. Is there any way we can go back and correct the reconciliation?   Read More...


I want to see a list of all payments to FIRM in the last 3 months. Which report should I run for this?   Read More...


I went to print a check for the payee “Mark Jones c/o Edward Jones” and it printed “o Edward Jones Mark Jones c”. Is there any way to ignore the slash so that the name is printed correctly?   Read More...


I need to void a check that is a combined trust transaction. However, when I try to void it, it shows a Voided result of 0. How can I void the combined trust transaction check?   Read More...


We have a client that has multiple matters. One of the matters has completed its work, but has excess trust monies. The client has authorized moving the money to another trust account. What is the best way to perform this transfer?   Read More...


Trust Accounting Q&A: Combining Payees

January 2020    Tags: ,
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When we generated the 1099 Report, we discovered a duplicate payee. Is there a way to combine the duplicates?   Read More...


One of our attorneys left the firm and we need to determine which trust accounts they were responsible for so we can reassign them. Is there a report that will show this?   Read More...


I often need to print a check before a client leaves the office. I typically save the transaction and then go to the Print Checks utility. Is there a quicker way to print a check?   Read More...


I have some payees from Trust Accounting who are also vendors in Accounts Payable that received money from both systems. Do I need to print out two 1099 forms for them or is there a way that I can combine them?   Read More...


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...