The Task Invoice Rate is a system configuration setting that controls whether client billing is based on task billingTask billing is a client billing method based on billable rates associated with specific tasks. This method is useful if you usually have standard rates for a specific task, regardless of which staff members are working on it. Compare Staff billing. rates or staff billing Staff billing is a client billing method based on billable rates associated with specific staff members. This method is useful if you have several staff working on a task but wish to charge them out at different rates, based on their experience, for example. Compare Task billing. rates.
The Task Invoice Rate is set system-wide in Organisation Settings > Task Invoice Rate, and has the value of Task Billable Rate or Staff Billable Rate. If you change the system-wide Task Invoice Rate setting, existing jobs will continue to use the setting that was in effect when they were created; new jobs will use the new setting.
If you want to override the system-wide Task Invoice Rate setting to apply job-specific task billing or staff billing rates, you can use the 'click here' link under the Financial Settings section on the job's Financial tab.