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Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate for India (FIRC)

If you are working from India, you may need a Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate (FIRC) to document your foreign money transfers from Upwork. If you need help getting a FIRC ...

U.S. Sales Tax for Freelancers

Sales tax in the United States is a tax levied by the government on the sale of goods and services within the country. Collection of state and local sales tax varies depending o...

Ukraine Indirect Taxes on Freelancers

Looking for information on Ukrainian client taxes? Go here. To comply with Ukrainian tax laws, we collect tax on certain transactions. The good news is that we won’t collect t...

Canada Indirect Taxes for Freelancers

To comply with new Canadian tax laws, beginning in November 2021, Upwork will collect Goods and Services Tax (GST) on purchases and fees from freelancers in Canada unless they h...

IR35 — Off-Payroll Working Rules

As of April 6, 2021, new tax rules are in effect for certain self-employed individuals in the United Kingdom and some of their clients. IR35, also known as the Off-Payroll Worki...

Mexican Income Tax Withholding

  While Upwork is your home for work, we know that your physical home could be anywhere in the 180+ countries where we operate. Because each country has its own rules and regula...

U.S. Sales Tax for Clients

Sales tax in the United States is a tax levied by the government on the sale of goods and services within the country. Our collection of state and local sales tax varies dependi...

Indian Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) or Withholding Tax

While Upwork is your home for work, your physical home could be anywhere in the 180+ countries where we operate. Because each country has its own rules and regulations, some use...

Indian GST

Upwork’s network reaches over 180 countries around the world. Because each country has its own rules and regulations, some users have taxes that are specific to where they live ...

Report Income from Upwork

IMPORTANT You’ll receive a 1099-K if you are a U.S. taxpayer and receive at least $600 in payments from your clients on Upwork in 2022. If you reach this amount, you'll receive...

Form W-9

Managing the financial side of your freelance business is important to your success, and following tax rules is a big part of that. While we can’t give you tax advice, we can te...

Form W-8BEN

IMPORTANT: U.S. tax law requires detailed tax information on persons or entities who receive funds from Upwork. All non-U.S. taxpayers must complete a new W-8BEN by December 31...

Value Added Tax (VAT) on Freelancer Fees

Since the Upwork community is international, it is important for us to stay in compliance with tax laws in each country so that you can continue to collaborate through Upwork no...

Australian GST

As required by Australian law, Upwork now collects the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from freelancers and agencies in Australia. We began collecting GST on July 1, 2017, unless y...

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