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 m...

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...

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 ...

International Hiring with Upwork Payroll

Upwork Payroll services can be utilized for international hiring. Similar to other payroll assignments, if you determine the relationship is best classified as an employee (rath...

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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