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Tabs3 Recent Versions Features

Tabs3 2020 Adds Graphical Dashboard and LawPay Integration

Keep on top of your firm’s key financial data with the new Tabs3 Dashboard.  See Aged Receivables, Aged Work-in-Process and Cash Receipts in chart form.

Viewing options include fees, costs and  current and prior year.  You may filter the dashboard by Timekeeper, Category and Location.

Tabs3 version 2020 integrates with LawPay

  • Include payment links in you email bills template
  • Receive general and trust payments
  • Accept debit, credit and EFT transactions
  • Supports multiple LawPay accounts

Earlier Versions

Tabs3 Version 19

With this version, Tabs3 took on an entire new look!  Larger fonts, redesigned icons, navigation improvements including a tabbed interface.

Left: Pre-Version 19 task folders.  Right: Version 19 Actions.


A new Quick Launch panel includes Pinned Actions, Recent Actions and Recent Matters and to conveniently position frequently-used functions.

Tabs3 Version 18

Version 18 offers reporting improvements.  You no longer need to advance the reporting month to create date-based reports.

You may also print receipts for payments.

Tabs3 Version 17

Tabs3 version 17 added a number of options for bills that must be split among clients/payers. Split billing automation can save you hours of copying, pasting, editing and manually calculating the share owed by multiple payers. With Tabs3 17.1 you can:

  • Show the value before or after the split on the bill
  • Show a split billing summary on the bill breaking down Fees and Costs
  • Split hours and or amounts
  • Split credits
  • Split non-billable transactions
  • Undo split billing

Version 17 also includes numerous enhancements to PracticeMaster, the case management companion to Tabs3. These are in the area of document management, and contact and calendar management and integration with 3rd party software.

Tabs3 Version 16

Tabs3 version 16 improved the management of clients, matters and related parties. Version 16 distinguishes Clients from Contacts with a new Contact Manager. It elegantly handles individual and corporate contacts and easily lets you connect individuals to companies. All Clients are Contacts and version 16 adds your existing clients to the Contacts list. Contacts optionally synchronize with Outlook. Other version 16 enhancements include: Workflows to automate common tasks, automatic emailing of statements, a Matter Manager and an Inactivity report to track clients and matters with no activity within a certain time period.

Tabs3 Version 16.2

Tabs3 version 16.2 added:

  • The ability to exclude inactive timekeepers from the Recap of Hours Report
  • The ability to use a range of statement dates when reprinting statements.
  • The ability to create individual PDFs when reprinting multiple statements.
  • New Accounts Receivable by Timekeeper Report. (Platinum only)
  • Detail Accounts Receivable showing breakdown by timekeeper and cost type. (Platinum only)
  • Control font size in memo fields.
  • Improved Date Picker calendar.

Tabs3 Connect - $5/month Web-Based Time Entry.

Tabs3 Connect, the web-based companion for Tabs3 and PracticeMaster is now available for Tabs3 users who don’t have PracticeMaster. For only $5 per user per month, you may subscribe to Tabs3 Connect’s billing features which include: Fee and Cost Entry, Client List Access and Matter Manager access. Tabs3 Connect requires the Platinum version of Tabs3. The monthly subscription charge is billed annually. Click here to view a video of Tabs3 Connect. (NOTE: This is a silent video.) Call 816-698-2488 for further information.