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SippyCup
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Member since Sep 2008
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Time & Billing Software



Looking to upgrade from our current time & billing software and was wondering what the accountants, attorneys, etc of the MT use.








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RickAstley
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Reno, Nevada
Member since May 2011
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My company uses BigTime Software. I can't answer what it costs. I know it is easy to use though to track billing of several clients.





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LSU5508
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New Orleans
Member since Nov 2007
616 posts

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For time I use Timeslips. Intergrates right into outlook and can store multiple clients. It is also completly customizable.





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SippyCup
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Member since Sep 2008
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A lot of people have recommended timeslips but it has a lot that we dont necessarliy need. I have to keep it simple for some of my staff.

Does Big Time have the option to start/stop a running clock on clients?






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rmc
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Zachary, LA
Member since Sep 2004
22603 posts

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I would imagine someone with very basic programming knowledge could create a stripped down time program with or without a database backend. I honestly need to do this for myself. As I work at a small firm I've just gotten use to writing down my time and having a bill typed up from it. I know that is extremely inefficient but I don't do much billable stuff. In fact, I probably only bill around 100 hours a year, but I keep my time on certain types of files just in case.





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drewnbrla
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The Dark Side of the Moon
Member since Mar 2011
4559 posts

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Our office uses PCLaw... and it sucks. That's one I'd stay away from. You have to purchase a license for each person and to my knowledge there's no multi license package of discount. Also its slow and lags and is somehow tied to Internet Explorer, which it has a particular disliking for IE8.





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lynxcat
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Member since Jan 2008
14554 posts

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TIMEnX and it is fine except when it crashes and you have to redo the submission entirely.





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tigeryat
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God's Country
Member since Oct 2005
2559 posts

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I use Quickbooks.





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Macavity92
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I would look to see what the associations of your profession use/recommend. What works for an acct may not work for a lawyer as some are geared not just to billing but to practice management as well.





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RickAstley
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Reno, Nevada
Member since May 2011
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Unfortunately my knowledge of BigTime is minimal. Project managers set up buckets on the spreadsheet and I simply put my time in. I know our company is trying to eventually move from it to our own billing software but that project has been pushed back.





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Tenforty1728
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Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2012
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My accounting firm uses Prosystem fx Practice Management. We've had other systems before this one and definitely like this one the best.





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tigeralum06
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Pro system is definitely the best but probably pricey.





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