Pay for Hourly Contracts

Fixed-price contract? Click here. Past-due balance? Click here. Weekly Billing for Hours Every Monday you'll be invoiced for the previous week's hours based on your freelancers...

Fixed-Price Job Offer Deposits

Sending an offer on a fixed-price job requires you to deposit funds for either the whole contract or a lesser amount to cover the first milestone. This deposit will be held in e...

Split Balance Between Billing Methods

You can split a payment between two billing methods by using the “Pay Now” button. You can choose how much of your balance you want to pay with your preferred billing method and...

Pay Past-Due Balance

To prevent account suspension due to declined/failed credit card, you can pay the past due balance on the Billing Methods page. Go to Settings > Billing Methods Add a new bi...

Hiring with Upwork Payroll

When hiring a freelancer, if you determine the relationship is best classified as an employee (rather than an independent contractor), we offer Upwork Payroll service through a ...

Tax Requirements

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

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