When the project started, Upwork deposied all the escrow funds into a single milestone which is precisely what I didn't want to do. I wasn't aware that I couldn't redistribute those funds, so now it seems the only alternative is to cancel the contract and make a new one with properly funded milestones.
I wouldn't want the freelancer's profile to be affected. Is there an easier way to alleviate the issue?
Please note that when you are ready to release the milestone payment, you will be presented with the option of editing the payment amount of the milestone. The remaining funds in escrow can be used to fund the next milestone.
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Peter S wrote:
....cancel the contract and make a new one with properly funded milestones.
I wouldn't want the freelancer's profile to be affected.
It wouldn't affect the freelancer's profile in any way.
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