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Pricing and payments (Airtasker Workers perspective)

To ensure a safe and rewarding environment for all members of the Airtasker community, it’s important to understand how pricing and payments work.

5.1 Offer prices

Offers placed must be totalled to the full amount per task. Offers must not be hourly, unit or quote based.

It’s important that all pricing is fair for both the Airtasker Worker and Job Poster, therefore low offers will be flagged and removed. Partial quotes mentioning further negotiation of prices off the platform are also not supported.

  • Example 1: Julia posted a task and received an offer from Alberto saying "Difficult to estimate how long this task will take, so I prefer to charge by hourly rates. My offer is for 5 hours at $20 per hour, but we can finalise the price upon task completion based on how long it takes." Alberto was notified that his comment is not within our guidelines and Julia was reminded to only accept offers that are totalled to a full amount per task. In instances like this, we suggest you estimate the length of time the task will take to complete and calculate a total amount per task. 
  • Example 2: Adam posted a task with a budget of $100. Stephanie made an offer of $15 for this task indicating that there would be further negotiations via private conversations outside the platform. Stephanie's offer was flagged as she only placed a partial price.

5.2 Airtasker Pay

Cash payments are not supported on the Airtasker platform. To ensure that you get paid for a task our Airtasker Pay system securely holds the task funds until you mark the task as complete.

5.3 Accurate banking details

To ensure seamless transition of funds, please ensure your banking details are up to date in your Payment Settings. It's important that your banking details are in your name and belong to you.

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