What Type of Rates are Supported for Time Entry?

What Type of Rates are Supported for Time Entry?


Matters.Cloud provides support for multiple rate levels to support different billing arrangements.

Rate Types

The following types of rates are available:
  1. User
      User rates are the default rate that Matters.Cloud will apply to time entries when it is not overridden by a Matter or Client level rate.
  1. Client
      Client rates over-ride User Rates and will automatically apply to time entries for the selected Client / User combination. Rates can be set       either for All users or for a Specific user.
  1. Matter
      Matter rates over-ride both Client and User rates and will automatically apply to time entries for the selected Matter / User       combination. Rates can be set either for All users or for a Specific user.
  1. Activity
      Activity rates over-ride MatterClient and User rates and will automatically apply to time entries when the associated Activity is selected.

  1. Time Entry
      Users can over-ride the assigned rate as part of entering a Time Entry.

Rate Setup

Click on Setup > Time > Rates to view, create or update rates.
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