🐈 Community
» Platform » Announcements
Page options

Featured

10-04-2022

Over the last year, we have seen the Upwork Community engage and grow like never before. You have literally helped us take off! But one thing missing has been — a tr...

Tuesday

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 ...

12-01-2022

To comply with state and local law, Upwork will begin to collect and remit applicable sales and use taxes from clients starting in mid-December. We emailed all who m...

11-29-2022

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 t...

4f19aa7c
192 Views
4 Comments

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.

Read more...

4f19aa7c
395 Views
4 Comments

To comply with state and local law, Upwork will begin to collect and remit applicable sales and use taxes from clients starting in mid-December. We emailed all who may be subject to these tax laws.

Read more...

4f19aa7c
33812 Views
415 Comments

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.

Read more...

297926a3
569 Views
7 Comments

Today, we have launched a new global navigation and corresponding dropdown menus within Community. 

Read more...

05f3b8d9
335 Views
3 Comments

It’s here! It’s live! And it’s ready for your viewing pleasure! Come say hello.

Read more...

4f19aa7c
365 Views
10 Comments

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.

Read more...

michaelajornlin
1367 Views
18 Comments

We have updated our Hourly, Bonus, and Expense Payment Agreement with Escrow Instructions to clarify one of the criteria that must be met to qualify for Hourly Payment Protection. 

Read more...

d415060d
22202 Views
282 Comments

Over the last year, we have seen the Upwork Community engage and grow like never before. You have literally helped us take off! But one thing missing has been — a true way to celebrate our members. 

Read more...

daf39d2c
467 Views
0 Comments

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.

Read more...

2c724a5e
619 Views
48 Comments

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.

Read more...

b035bc25
576 Views
0 Comments

Click through to learn more about the Trust and Safety Policy team and their process for creating new policies to help keep the Upwork community safe. 

Read more...

michaelajornlin
393 Views
2 Comments

Upwork is building with Enterprises in mind and enabling new ways to work with our full-service solution.

Read more...

michaelajornlin
7053 Views
28 Comments

We will soon be removing the Upwork Readiness as a requirement for the Rising Talent Badge and from the platform in general.

Read more...

2c724a5e
838 Views
3 Comments

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.

Read more...

daf39d2c
1103 Views
4 Comments

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! 

Read more...

efa8dda5
2083 Views
0 Comments

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. 

Read more...

kochubei_valeria
995 Views
0 Comments

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!

Read more...

2c724a5e
2010 Views
6 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that on April 29, Upwork Academy–a learning space that supports customers as they build their businesses–published six new on-demand courses.

Read more...

2c724a5e
1181 Views
2 Comments

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.

Read more...

50768745
19296 Views
0 Comments

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!

Read more...

c474c41e
907 Views
4 Comments

Today we’ve soft-launched our V1 Academy, a guide and source of information for those new to Upwork. Click through to learn more. 

Read more...

50768745
912 Views
3 Comments

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, we’ve been implementing new features, testing new layouts, and moving fast to make updates to the community. I can promise we have nothing but the best of intentions. 

Read more...

daf39d2c
678 Views
3 Comments

We have updated our User Agreement and Terms of Use to make them even clearer and more user-friendly (less legalese!).

Read more...

michaelajornlin
20550 Views
5 Comments

We’re launching a contributor program and want you to join!

Read more...

53fdf837
577 Views
0 Comments

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.

Read more...