Set Your Terms Earlier, Start Working Faster

  It’s about to become easier for you to set clear work terms even as you submit your quote. Starting April 12, an employer will be able to to take a quote you submit and make it an agreement. When submitting a quote you can still use a placeholder. An employer can also hire you… Read more »

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A Simpler, More Flexible Agreement

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 »

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Enhance Security with Phone Verification

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.

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1099-MISC Tax Forms Available Now

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 2015; Completed a W-9 form with a valid U.S. social security… Read more »

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Reminder: 1099 Report Corrections Due Today

If you paid one or more freelancers through Guru in 2015 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 Wednesday, January 13 at 5 pm EST. To view your 1099 Report: Sign in to your Guru.com account. Click “Pay” in the… Read more »

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1099-MISC Tax Forms Available Jan 15

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 »

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