LBS Business Services specializes in personal, professional support. Our rates are based on our experience level. Clients can also take advantage of our monthly retainer plans at discounted rates.
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Monthly Retainer Plans
Clients who take advantage of our retainer plans each month enjoy additional hours at the same discounted rate and guaranteed availability of the retained hours. This is our preferred method because it allows us to be a virtual partner and continually get to know your business and your needs.
Monthly retainer plans are available as listed below. The retainer plan discounts apply to our hourly rate only. All other expenses, such as materials and supplies will be billed at actual cost. Payment for retainer plans is due in advance.
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Note: Retainer plans may be terminated at any time, however unused retainer hours are non-refundable and may not be carried over to the following month.
How Your Bill is Calculated
All work is charged at the hourly rates (billed to the minute) + materials/supplies billed at actual cost (i.e. postage, letterhead, shipping, envelopes). Billable hours include, but are not limited to, virtual, on-site and teleconference meetings, travel time, and research time that pertains to work on your project.
There is no minimum time commitment required on the part of the client; however there is a minimum 15 minute charge per invoice.
For new clients billed hourly, invoices are generated when the project is complete and must be paid prior to delivery of project. For established clients billed hourly, invoices are generated and delivered when the project is complete with payment terms of net 15 days. It is our practice to require a 50% deposit on all hourly work prior to the work beginning based on the estimated number of hours quoted for projects.
Retainer plan invoices are sent out on the 15th of each month for the upcoming month with payment terms of net 15 days. Payment for retained hours must be received by the due date in order for work to commence the following month. (i.e. The invoice is dated September 15, payment is due prior to September 30 for October work to begin).
There will be a $30.00 charge for returned checks. Late payments will incur a 10% late fee every billing cycle.
LBS accepts business, cashiers, and personal checks, as well as major credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) via PayPal. Work will not begin for clients paying by manual check until funds have cleared.