Easy accounting software for lawyers

Our free accounting software has your needs in mind. Don’t worry about learning accounting. ZipBooks isn’t designed for accountants, but for you. Don’t feel the pressure of spending all your time on complicated accounting software. Ours is simple.

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True Fact: ZipBooks users spend 15% less time on mundane bookkeeping tasks.

Time Tracking

Don't waste time manually inserting the hours you have tracked into the invoice because ZipBooks does it for you automatically. Create an invoice from tracked time and expenses with a single click.

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Sending online invoices with ZipBooks accelerates payment by 17.5 days on average.

Dealing with different bill rates

Each individual member can be billed at a different rate. ZipBooks keeps track of each rate so it is easier to send out an invoice.


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“It's accrual world. ZipBooks makes it sweeter.” - A Real Customer

Keep your client informed

ZipBooks allows you to collect a retainer fee up front. Add a payment to a customer's account and then invoice against the amount they already paid. That way, your client can see what work has been done and how much of the 
retainer is remaining.

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More about this particular feature

  • ZipBooks lets you create and send beautiful invoices. Automate everything with recurring auto-bills while ZipBooks seamlessly integrates your billing into your books.

  • Manage your business on the go. Send invoices, mark payments, store receipts, and categorize expenses with native mobile applications.

  • Simplify your work by collaborating with employees, contractors, accountants, or other team members. Manage team permissions on reports, invoicing and billing, time tracking, or other parts of ZipBooks.

  • Organize your work into projects and tasks, and track your time right in ZipBooks. Once you’re ready to bill, pull that time into an invoice with a single click.

  • Tag any transaction in ZipBooks with a customer, vendor, project, location, or other custom tag — and generate an income statement and other reports based on one or more of your tags.

Data protection

When you move your data to the cloud, you secure it from physical theft, loss, and hard drive failure. And once you're signed up, we'll protect your data with 256-bit SSL encryption.

Faster payment

When your records are organized and accurate, your clients will be more likely to pay quickly. If they can look at their invoice and understand just what they're being billed for, they won't mind paying you right then and there.

Always free

ZipBooks allows you access to all of our starter features without paying a single monthly or hidden fee. Our goal is to get you paid faster—this free accounting software is truly free.

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