Agreements: The Key to Getting Paid On Time

by Anna |

Agreements play an integral role in setting up when you get paid. To avoid late payments and disputes, be sure you include the following elements each time you create an agreement. 1. Milestones (for fixed-price jobs) It is very important to set clear, practical milestones, because they are directly tied to payments. An invoice is automatically… Read more »

Your SafePay Questions, Answered (Freelancers)

by Anna |

Some of you have expressed some SafePay confusion since our site update on Jan. 8. We moved some things around and changed how a few things work – for the better! To help with the learning curve, here are answers to the most common SafePay questions we’ve received. If you still have questions, read about… Read more »

Your SafePay Questions, Answered (Employers)

by Anna |

You may have had trouble using SafePay since our site update on Jan. 8. We moved some things around and changed how a few things work – and we do believe it’s for the better! To help with the learning curve, here are answers to the most common SafePay questions we’ve received. If you still… Read more »

1099-MISC Tax Forms Available Now

by Anna |

Starting today you can view your 1099-MISC form to get started on your tax filing. You will receive a 1099-MISC form only if you: Received payment from an employer who uses Guru’s free 1099 service; Received payments through Guru totaling $600 or more in 2014; Completed a W-9 form with a valid U.S. social security… Read more »

Reminder: 1099 Report Corrections Due Today

by Anna |

If you paid one or more freelancers through Guru in 2014 and you opted into Guru’s free 1099 service, you can review your complimentary 1099 Report online. Be sure to contact us if any corrections are needed by Tuesday, January 13 at 5 pm EST. To view your 1099 Report: Sign in to your Guru.com account. Click “Pay” in… Read more »