What is a Billing Services Contract?
When to use a Billing Services Contract:
- You're hiring a billing services firm for your business.
- You're being hired by a business to provide billing services.
Billing Services Contract
This Billing Services Contract (this "Contract") is made effective as of , by and between , of , , , and , of , , . In this Contract, the party who is contracting to receive the services shall be referred to as "", and the party who will be providing the services shall be referred to as "".
In this Contract, the party who is contracting to receive the services shall be referred to as "", and the party who will be providing the services shall be referred to as "". has a background in providing billing services and is willing to provide services to based on this background. desires to have services provided by the . Therefore, the parties agree as follows:
desires to have services provided by .
Therefore, the parties agree as follows:
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES. Beginning on , will provide the following billing services (collectively, the "Services"):
PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES. The manner in which the Services are to be performed and the specific hours to be worked by shall be determined by . will rely on _ to work as many hours as may be reasonably necessary to fulfill 's obligations under this Contract.
SERVICE PROVIDER'S FEE. In consideration of the services to be performed by , agrees to compensate for the services rendered as follows:
's fees for the Services specified above, and for any additional services, will be charged
Any additional services not specified above, will be charged to Client on an hourly rate basis at 's standard hourly rate of per hour.
TERM/TERMINATION. This Contract
RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES. It is understood by the parties that is an independent contractor with respect to , and not an employee of . will not provide fringe benefits, including health insurance benefits, paid vacation, or any other employee benefit, for the benefit of .
SUPPORT SERVICES. will not provide support services, including office space and secretarial services, for the benefit of .
EMPLOYEES. 's employees, if any, who perform services for under this Contract shall also be bound by the provisions of this Contract. At the request of , shall provide adequate evidence that such persons are 's employees.
ASSIGNMENT. 's obligations under this Contract may not be assigned or transferred to any other person, firm, or corporation without the prior written consent of .
NOTICES. All notices required or permitted under this Contract shall be in writing and shall be deemed delivered when delivered in person or deposited in the United States mail, postage prepaid, in the addresses detailed in the beginning of the Contract.
ENTIRE CONTRACT. This Contract contains the entire Contract of the parties, and there are no other promises or conditions in any other contract whether oral or written.
AMENDMENT. This Contract may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties.
SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Contract shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Contract is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Contract shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Contract.
APPLICABLE LAW. This Contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of .
SIGNATURES. This Contract shall be signed on behalf of by , and on behalf of by .
Billing Services Contract FAQs
Should I create a Billing Services Agreement for each engagement?
Whether you are contracted by a person or a company, it is always a best practice to create a Billing Services Contract. You may decide that you want to make this document because, when made properly, it can grant these benefits:
- Both parties understand their responsibilities
- Fee requirements are well-defined
- There are no surprises about how long the engagement will last
A few repercussions of not signing one could include dragged out timelines, impractical expectations, late payments, and more issues.
What do I need to include in my Billing Agreement?
Key details that you may be prompted to cover in your Billing Services Contract are listed below:
- The name and address of your client
- What fees will be charged and when
- Whether the project will be ongoing or if it will last for a predetermined period of time
- What tasks you are committed to performing
As you would expect, this Billing Agreement template made with Rocket Lawyer also contains the standard legal language about the non-employment relationship between the parties, compensation for losses, and finally, dispute resolution methods. In the process of building your agreement, you also will be able to select which state's jurisdiction it falls under. Using the document tool, you have the ability to make further modifications, if necessary. You can always preview the Billing Services Agreement sample to see what your final document might look like.
What would it typically cost for me to write a contract for billing services?
Fortunately, you do not need to hire a traditional lawyer to put your agreement in writing. With the document tools on Rocket Lawyer, invoicing service providers can draft a Billing Services Contract for free online. Your agreement will be assembled section by section, as you enter more details. Simply tap or click on "Make document" above to start.
Is anything else required once my Billing Agreement is created?
After completing this contract using Rocket Lawyer, you'll have the ability to retrieve it at any time and place. With a Premium membership, you can make edits, sign it with RocketSignÂ®, copy it, download it, and print it as needed. Attached to each Billing Services Contract, there's a series of next steps you can take after your document is completed. Be sure that all signers receive their copy of the final agreement.
Can my Billing Services Contract be checked by a lawyer before I sign?
If you do it by yourself, hiring a lawyer to check your document might be fairly time-intensive. Sometimes an attorney will not even accept requests to review your document if they weren't the author. In the event that a lawyer does offer to help you, they would still demand their standard rate to do so. An easier and more cost-effective route would be through attorney services at Rocket Lawyer. If you become a Premium member, you can have your agreements evaluated by an Rocket Lawyer network attorney with experience in business. Whether you end up producing another Billing Services Agreement or other legal documents, Rocket Lawyer is by your side.