Enter a disbursement entry

Available on Smokeball Bill, Boost, Grow and Prosper+

Learn how to enter your firm’s costs, disbursements or disbursements in Smokeball.

Smokeball Desktop App Smokeball Web App

Smokeball Desktop App

  1. Select an existing matter, then select the Time & Disbursements tab.
  2. Select Disbursements to open the Disbursement entry window.
  3. Enter the date of the disbursement, then enter the subject, description, quantity, and price of the disbursement.
    • Set up activity codes so you can use the Activity drop-down menu to automatically fill in most of these fields and save time entering the same disbursement.
  4. Tick whether the disbursement is Billable, or if you wish to write it off.
  5. Select Save or Save & New to continue entering disbursements.

Note: You can also access the Time & Disbursements window from the Time & Disbursements tab. Any entries created here must be assigned to a matter before saving.

Quickly enter and review manual entries

You can also create disbursement entries from the bar at the top of the Disbursements tab in a matter.

Delete a disbursement

To delete a disbursement, right-click it and select Delete Disbursement.

Good to Know

To calculate GST on the disbursement, you must enter at least the number 1 in the Quantity field.

If you are entering a disbursement that has no GST component (such as court filing fees), you can change the GST amount to 0 in the GST field of the disbursement entry.

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