Starting in mid-December, Upwork is required by law to begin collecting sales tax on various fees we charge to freelancers in certain US states. All collected taxes will be passed on to each freelancer’s state government. We emailed all who may be subject to these tax laws.
Upwork is required by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to ensure that international freelancers fill out a new W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E form and that it has their tax identification number and current tax residence listed.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires Upwork to file a 1099 forms report for freelancers who earned $600 or more on Upwork during 2022. In addition to sending this form to the IRS early next year, we also send it to the address that freelancers have listed under Tax Information in their Upwork account.
Starting in mid-October, Upwork is required by law to begin collecting sales tax on our service fees in certain states. All collected taxes will be passed on to each freelancer’s state government. We emailed all who may be subject to these tax laws.
Many US states now require businesses like Upwork to collect and remit marketplace facilitator sales tax when sales are made from purchasers who are located in particular states. This tax will only be assessed on the payments clients make to freelancers.
Texas is one of many US states that now require marketplace businesses like Upwork to collect and remit marketplace facilitator sales tax when sales are made from purchasers who are located in the state.
We are building a career library to showcase the different paths people took to get to where they are. Whether you are a business owner, a freelancer, full-time, part-time–and everything in between–we’d love your help. You never know who your story will impact or who may impact yours!
In total, Upwork’s Trust & Safety organization is composed of over 300 team members spanning Operations, Engineering, Product Management, Payment Risk, Anti-Money Laundering, and Machine Learning Detections. We are a team of engineers, analysts, data scientists, former law enforcement, and intelligence professionals tasked with keeping Upwork safe.
With the recent updates to the community and the increase in new members, we wanted to take this time to release an update to our guidelines and share a message from our moderators. As we continue to make updates to the community, please keep in mind that our primary goal is for everyone to find helpful information, connect with others, and have fun along the way. See you in the Community!
On April 14, we are launching a new partnership with Klaviyo, an email and SMS marketing platform. This partnership offers freelancers another opportunity to market their services to clients and also helps clients connect with successful freelancers.
Community may look a tad different when visiting today! We’re excited to roll out our revamped look and feel throughout the Upwork Community. While things may look different, you’ll find nearly everything you are used to about Community is still in the same spot you are familiar with. If you are interested in what specifically has changed, read on below!
Now, by purchasing a project through Project Catalog, you can send funds directly to freelancers in Ukraine with no work required. To make sure freelancers receive the entire amount of your donation, we are waiving the standard freelancer service fees.