Milestones for Fixed-Price Jobs

Milestones are a way to divide your fixed-price job into a series of deliverables based on your needs. They let you break a larger contract into more manageable chunks. You and ...

Escrow for Fixed-Price Jobs

Escrow protects your deposit until the work is approved Escrow is a neutral holding place where we put money aside until the project, or piece of the project, is done. The funds...

Add and Edit Milestones

Milestones are used to define deliverables and payments that you and your freelancer or agency have agreed upon. Defining milestones helps to set clear expectations, prevent mis...

Review a Milestone

When your freelancer or agency submits a milestone for your approval, you have 14 days to review. If you do not take action, that is considered approval and funds will be automa...

Pay a Bonus

Bonuses aren’t paid out of your existing escrow balance. To pay more than your escrow deposit when you approve a milestone Select the contract from Jobs › My Jobs and click Rev...

End a Fixed-Price Contract

Done with work for this project? There are two ways to end the contract and make the final payment. Approve the current milestone and choose “End the contract - Work is complet...

Contracts Gone Dormant

Fixed-price contracts with money in escrow and no activity for 90 days will be considered “dormant.” This prevents money from being held in escrow for too long. Please see secti...

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