A Simpler, More Flexible Agreement

by Jake |

We’ve made a few changes to the SafePay section of agreements to help you get to work faster with total peace of mind. Thanks to feedback from users like you, we identified the most popular minimum balance requirement options and got rid of the less popular ones. You can now require that 50%, 75% or… Read more »

Enhance Security with Phone Verification

by Jake |

To help you protect your account, we are rolling out a new feature that gives you the chance to verify your phone number. If you ever find yourself locked out with no access to your email, you’ll be able to request that a security code be sent to your phone number to recover your account.

1099-MISC Tax Forms Available Jan 15

by Jake |

On January 15 we’ll be issuing 1099-MISC tax forms to all qualifying U.S. freelancers. It is your responsibility to report your 1099-MISC earnings to the IRS. To view or print your 1099-MISC Form: Sign in to your Guru.com account. Click Payments in the header. Click the “1099 Tax Forms” tab. Which freelancers qualify for a 1099-MISC… Read more »

View Your Complimentary 1099 Report for 2015

by Jake |

If you paid any U.S.-based freelancers through Guru in 2015 and you opted into Guru’s free 1099 service, you can now (Jan. 1) review your complimentary 1099 Report online. Be sure to review your 1099 Report and notify us if any corrections are needed by Wednesday, January 13 at 5 pm EST. On Friday, January 15, we… Read more »

Happy Holidays from Guru

by Jake |

Happy Holidays! Thanks to you for a wonderful 2015 and a happy 2016! Guru headquarters will be closed Dec 24-25 and Jan 1. All payments scheduled for Dec 24 and 25 will be processed on Dec 28.