Articles in this section

Client Marketplace and Contract Initiation Fees

Note: The contract initiation fee is subject to change due to business and market conditions. Starting June 19, 2024, this fee can vary up to $14.95 USD. This fee amount will be...

Continue reading

Contract initiation fee

Note: The contract initiation fee is subject to change due to business and market conditions. Starting June 19, 2024, this fee can vary up to $14.95 USD. This fee amount will b...

Continue reading

Creating and Managing Approvals

To better manage spend, Enterprise clients can now authorize up to four users to approve all contract offers before they are sent to a freelancer. This enables your company to t...

Continue reading

Fixed-Price Job Offer Deposits

To create a place where both you and your freelancers feel financially safe as you collaborate, we use an escrow system. This protects your funds while also giving your freelanc...

Continue reading

Pay for hourly contracts

Part of being your home for work means giving you — and your freelancers, too — flexibility. Flexibility in work style, timing, payment, and more. Hourly contracts include three...

Continue reading

Pay Past-Due Balance

If you have an outstanding balance, a temporary restriction may be placed on your account until the balance is cleared. To clear your balance you should ensure you have an activ...

Continue reading

Schedule rate increases

Note: We’re gradually rolling out this feature to everyone, so you may not see the option to include a scheduled rate increase in your offer workflow yet. When you are conside...

Continue reading

Split Balance Between Billing Methods

To help give you the flexibility you need in getting projects completed, you can split a payment between two billing methods by using the Pay Now button. You can choose how much...

Continue reading

Tax Requirements

One advantage of paying your freelancers through Upwork is that you can avoid the hassle of having to file U.S. tax forms (W-2, 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, etc.) for those freelancers....

Continue reading

Using a credit or debit card issued by an Indian bank

Effective October 1, 2021, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) issued an e-mandate on cards for recurring transactions. This mandate may require an additional step of authentication...

Continue reading