Change Your Freelancer's Hourly Rate

On Upwork, only the freelancer can lower a contract’s hourly rate and only the client can raise it. To raise a rate on an hourly contract: Go to Jobs and find the contract. Cli...

Switch Contract Type: Hourly or Fixed-Price

  It is not possible to convert a contract from hourly to fixed-price (or vice versa) after hiring. If you are considering this, be sure to come to an agreement with your freela...

Am I responsible for filing tax forms for my freelancer?

One of the many advantages of paying your freelancers through Upwork is that you should not be required to file US tax forms (W-2, 1099-MISC, etc.) for those freelancers.   Empl...

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