[IMGCAP(1)]Pricing, billing and collecting fees for services are how accountants earn their livings.

One time, one of my fellow partners at WithumSmith+Brown, Peter Weitsen, billed a client for a lengthy phone call and a follow-up memo, and the client complained, saying that he did not realize he would have to pay for the work he did. Peter replied, “That’s how I make my living!” The client understood and paid the bill.

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