BL vs. BR What are the major differences?
As a summary, BR allows for different billing options that are not only item – Quantity times Price to invoice.
BL allows for creating automatic recurring invoices by running a job that creates the invoices.
BR has jobs that will book the revenue recognition as defined for the contract
|Feature / Module||BL
(Billing & Revenue Recognition)
|Using IC for item tracking||Y||N|
|Can bill ad-hoc Items||Y||N|
|Can Set up Products for billing||Y – in IC||Y|
|Can you Print an Invoice to send to the customer||Y||Performa only|
|Interfaces to AR||Y||Y|
|Requires Activity Module||N||Y|
|Auto Create Revenue Recognition entries||N||Y|
|Uses Allocations to create Revenue Recognition Entries||Y||N|
|Has an Invoice Entry form that looks like an invoice||Y||N|
|Create Recurring Invoices||Y for various intervals||N|
|Cost Plus Billing||Y – based on pricing||Y|
|Pass Thru Billing||Y||Y|
|Time and Materials Billing||Y||Y|
|Units of Production Billing||Y||Y|
|User-Defined Billing||Needs to have an item with Quantity times rate associated with invoiced lines||Y|
|Milestone Billing||Y- if there isn’t a system generated trigger for the milestone, any invoice item quantity*Price invoice can be created||Y – needs to be triggered by something|