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What is the Relationship Type?

Relationship Type

On your My Freelancers page, after clicking Expand to the right of the Freelancer, the Relationship Type refers to the tax classification for your Freelancer.  You will see one of the following types:

W2:  You have requested Elance Payroll Services for eligible Freelancers.  For more information about Elance Payroll Services, click here.

Other:  Refers to any Freelancer not specified as W2.

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