Pricing for Freelancers

No unnecessary memberships and subscriptions, here is the Vulpith's fair fee policy

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Payment for the work done, when client doesn't pay 0% 25% 50%
No of hours Guarantee Pay from Vulpith per month 0% 20* 50*
Add on Services Fee As per cost As per cost As per cost
No. of Proposals(Bids) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Advanced Filters(Ignoring Companies, Project Pricing range, Location) Free Free Free
Opting for Self Background Verification As per cost As per cost As per cost
Arbitration fee Free Free Free
Taxes on your earnings As per your Country laws As per your Country laws As per your Country laws
Withdrawal fee Actual payment gateway charges Actual payment gateway charges Actual payment gateway charges
Currency Conversion fee Actual payment gateway charges Actual payment gateway charges Actual payment gateway charges
Email/Ticket Support Yes Yes Yes
Response Time for Email/Ticket Within 48 hrs Within 24 hrs Within 8 hrs

Freelancer can sign up for free, create multiple job profiles with required skills, and upload a portfolio he/she is experienced/interested in. For each of the job profiles, receive matching project notifications. Submit proposals/bids to interesting projects based on availability and experience the project is expecting. Once the bid/proposal is submitted, the freelancer and the client can discuss with each other about the project requirements over chat for free and resubmit the proposal if needed. The amount mentioned in the project is an estimate only.

If a Client/Agency chooses to award a protected project, and if the freelancer accepts, Vulpith charges you a small project fee relative to the value of the selected bid. If you are subsequently paid more than the original bid amount, we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.

  • For fixed price protected projects, a fee of up to 5% or ? (whichever is greater) is levied at the time a project that has been awarded by Client/Agency and has been accepted by the freelancer. If he freelancer is subsequently paid more than the original bid amount Vulpith will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.
  • For hourly protected projects, a fee of 5% is levied on each payment as it is made by the client to the freelancer.

Cancellation Charges & Refunds :

Zero Protection (Non-Escrow) Project : No cancellation Fee

Escrow (+ Data) Protected Project :

  • Before hiring : No cancellation Fee
  • After hiring :
    • If both Client & You agree to cancel, full amount will be refunded to client
    • If either party doesn't agree and a dispute is raised, Vulpith will charge 5% of project amount to the dispute loser. If the account balance has sufficient funds then it will be deducted automatically, otherwise the looser has to pay the accrued amount within 7 days. If it remains unpaid, it will be deducted from future earnings in the next 30 days.. If the said amount remains pending on lapse of 30 days, the loser's account will be suspended
    • Delays by freelancer: Delay penalty will be adjusted against the milestone. This will be credited to the clients account
    • In case if the delays of deliverables are caused by the clients delays and client raises such false delay claims, a freelancer has the right to raise a dispute with evidence. If proven, the parked funds will be released to the freelance (after deducting the Vulpith Service fee) with a warning to the client
    • Once a Cloud workspace is ordered, it cannot be downgraded or canceled

Other Fees Applicable

Membership Fee :

Users can register for FREE with Vulpith as a member i.e. Client or Freelancer/Agency.

Currently there is no explicit Membership Fee on the platform. Member can use the platform for to post/work on projects. There are three types of projects when it comes to fee. Zero Protection / Zero Fee projects are also called as Non-Escrow protected projects. And Escrow protected projects and Escrow + Data protected projects. Know more about projects here

Add-on Services :

At the time of ordering a service like Cloud workspace, Clients/Agency must provide funds equivalent to the total service price. Once the order is placed and charges are paid, add-ons services cannot be canceled or transferred and charges paid for add-ons are non-refundable.

Arbitration Fee :

The arbitration fee for a milestone dispute is ? or 5%, whichever is greater.

Our dispute resolution system is designed to allow both parties to resolve issues regarding milestone payments amongst themselves without arbitration.

After 4 days of a dispute being filed (or 7 days if the dispute is filed by the freelancer) either party may elect to move the dispute to paid arbitration. The other party will then have a further 4 days to agree to pay this fee and for both parties to submit any final evidence. If the other party fails to pay within time, they will lose the dispute.

The arbitration fee will then be refunded to the winner of the dispute.

Taxes :

When you are taking services as a Client OR earning income as a Freelancer/Agency, your local government taxes may apply, depending on your region. You are responsible to pay your taxes as per the law of the land.

Payment Gateway Charges :

As mentioned earlier in the Project Fee & Opt-out Fee sections, Vulpith does not charge any fee to the Client. However, Vulpith only passes on payment processing fee (charged by third party payment gateways) called as funds loading fee, on deposit of funds. These charges are directly incurred on your Debit/Credit card, Net Banking and any other means of doing transactions that we provide and have nothing to do with the platform. However, Vulpith continuously works with relevant financial institutions to bring down the processing fee to as low as possible.

For example if Client has to park ? against a milestone, and the payment gateway charge is 2.5% then the client will be asked to pay ? . On successful project delivery, You as a Freelancer/Agency gets ? after deducting 5% as Vulpith Service Fee. Our service fee is including applicable GST.

Withdrawal Fee :

Vulpith does not charge any withdrawal fee for the Freelancer/Agency to withdraw from funds from their balance. However, Vulpith only passes on any fee incurred to process the payment (charged by third party payment gateways) as a withdrawal fee.

Currency Conversion Fee :

Our default currency is . When the member withdraws funds to his/her bank account in their local currency, the financial institutions may impose a currency conversion charge, which should be borne by the Member.

User Agreement :

The fees and charges summarized on this page are governed by the terms of the Vulpith Member/User Agreement and related site policies. The User Agreement includes other important terms and should be read in full.

* The fee mentioned here may change at any point of time and will be updated on the website.

Vulpith account balance is nothing but your earnings, refunds, referral bonuses, etc.., which you can withdraw at any point of time to your bank account. The minimum withdrawal limit is INR 1000 or USD 25.

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