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Weekly Billing Cycle

We know getting paid is important, so we work hard to make sure our billing and payment processes are as smooth and effortless as possible. For hourly contracts, except those th...

Contract Weekly Limit

A weekly limit is the maximum number of hours a freelancer can invoice to an hourly contract in one week. This limit is set by the client, not Upwork. Weekly limits can be set w...

Change Your Contract’s Hourly Rate

You can lower the rate on an active contract, but you can't raise it. To increase your hourly rate, contact the client to request the change. Agency members can’t see or change ...

End Your Contract

Typically, freelancers wait for the client to end a contract, make any final payments, and leave feedback. To end your contract Go to My Jobs Click the contract's title Select...

Contract Paused

For clients If there is a problem with your Upwork account, your contracts will be paused. This is most likely due to an issue with a billing method. For example, your credit ca...

Propose Another Contract

If you would like to pursue another contract with an existing client, you can create and send a new contract with new terms directly for their review. Once your proposal is sent...

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