The accountant's guide to fees and billing

In the old days, billing was often relatively easy. Clients were grateful for good service and therefore it was possible for many accountants to look at the fee for the previous year, increase it by about 10% for inflation (those were the days) and receive payment by return. Now it is rarely that simple.

This series has been written with a view to helping those in practice to maximise their income by ensuring that their policies and procedures around the creation of fees and billing are optimised.

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In the dim and distant past, many clients seemed happy enough to accept whatever fees accountants wished to charge them. In these...
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Before starting this section, it is important to define terms. In many cases, clients might claim that there has been an overrun where, in...
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In the accountancy profession, there can be a tendency towards arrogance when approaching clients with fees. A little care when...
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Over the years, accountants have used many different means of deciding how much to charge clients for the work that they have carried out...
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In the old days, billing was often relatively easy. Clients were grateful for good service and therefore it was possible for many...