From Arita’s Desk September 2020

By September 16, 2020 June 14th, 2021 Newsletter

Greetings! Here’s the latest on A.B. Sims Consulting and the products we support.

New Address

Our office has moved.  Please update your records to our new address:

1321 Burlington Street, Suite 500
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Sage Timeslips Ends Perpetual Product September 30, 2020

This is the last month for purchases and upgrades to Sage Timeslips Perpetual product.  This is the license-only version of the product that Timeslips users have been familiar with for years.  After September 30, all upgrades and new purchases will be to Sage Timeslips Premium.

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Tabs3 Version 2020

Upgrade to Tabs3 2020 and manage your billing even better!

Integration with LawPay

You may now receive payments using your LawPay account direct into Tabs3.  Include a link to LawPay with emailed invoices, or via your firm’s website payment link, and when the client pays, the payments will appear in Tabs3.  The Pinned

Actions list (added with version 19) shows the number of online payments waiting for import into Tabs3.


Read about More Tabs3 2020 Features

Time Matters 16.5 Released

Here’s what’s new in Time Matters 16.5

  • E-filing with InfoTrack. E-file to certain courts from within Time Matters via InfoTrack e-filing services.
  • Exchange Sync update for better performance and improved security.
  • Updated Timeslips link.
  • Integration is now compatible with:
    Office 2019
    QuickBooks 2019 and QuickBooks 2020
    Timeslips 2019 and Timeslips 2020

In version 16.5 you’ll also see the new branding for PCLaw | Time Matters the new owner of Time Matters.

Time Matters AMP Lapsed? Renew for $39/month per user

If your AMP (now called Annual Membership Plan), PCLaw|Time Matters announced that reinstatement fees will be waived for firms choosing to purchase the AMP through 11/15/2020.  So, you may now resume your Annual Membership Plan for $39/month per user.  You may pay monthly or annually.  The AMP requires annual renewal to keep Time Matters going.

The benefits of the AMP are:

  • Access to upgrades
  • Access to tech support
  • Use of Time Matters Go (mobile app)
  • Various online resources
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AirDesk Legal

We recently moved our data and applications to an AirDesk hosted server.  This move has made it easier to telework during the pandemic.  Ask me about AirDesk Legal for your office.


This all-in-one web-based case management, billing and accounting software has these new additions for 2020:

  • Pop-up and email reminders

  • Task/Project Management
  • Option to bill expenses only

  • Memorize vendor payments
  • Time Entry approval
  • Pre-bill approval
  • Client portal
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Estate and trust, tax and financial planning calculator available. Daniel B. Evans, J.D., an authority on legal practice automation and the mathematics of estate, tax, and financial planning, has released Webcalculators, tax and financial calculators on the web.  Read more Webcalculators.

Newly Designed Website

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