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Scope of Work

Freelance Worker will provide the following services to Hiring Party in exchange for payment:

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Total amount to be paid to Freelance Worker for work under the contract: $______

 
 
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  • Late Fee
    Client Fails to Submit payment on time
  • Retainer
    Agreeing to provide ongoing services
  • Cancellation Fee
    Hiring Party wishes to cancel the project
  • Kill Fee
    Hiring Party decides not to publish or otherwise
  • Ownership
    Permission to use the final product
  • Indemnification
    The Hiring Party shall defend, indemnify
  • Dispute Resolution
    The Parties will attempt to resolve any dispute
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LATE FEE

If Hiring Party fails to submit payment on time, Freelance Worker may impose a late fee in the amount of ______% of the total amount unpaid every month.

RETAINER

In consideration for Freelance Worker agreeing to provide services to Hiring Party and foregoing other work opportunities, Hiring Party agrees to pay $______ to Freelance Worker on ______. Hiring Party understands that this payment is non-refundable.

CANCELLATION FEE

In the event that the Hiring Party wishes to cancel the project after the Freelance Worker has begun work but before the project is completed, the Hiring Party agrees to pay a cancellation or kill fee to compensate for the time and resources already invested in the project.

If the Hiring Party cancels the project within ______ days of the project start date, the Hiring Party is required to pay ______% of the estimated total project fee.

If the Hiring Party cancels the project after ______ days from the project start date but before the project is complete, the Hiring Party is required to pay ______% of the total project fee.

If the project is ______% or more complete at the time of cancellation, the Hiring Party agrees to pay the full project fee as originally agreed upon in this contract.

Freelance Worker will provide Hiring Party with an itemized invoice indicating the work completed to date and the corresponding amount due at the time of cancellation. Payment of the cancellation fee is due within ______ days of invoice receipt.

This cancellation fee is meant to compensate the Freelance Worker for the time, effort, and opportunity costs of having allocated resources and declined other potential projects based on the commitment from the Hiring Party.

OWNERSHIP

Hiring Party upon final payment. By making this transfer, Freelance Worker gives Hiring Party permission to use the final product for the following

KILL FEE

In the event that the Hiring Party decides not to publish or otherwise use the commissioned work from the Freelance Worker, despite the Freelance Worker completing the assignment in accordance with the agreed-upon specifications and deadlines, the Client agrees to pay a Kill Fee to the Freelance Worker. This fee is to acknowledge the effort, time, and professional expertise invested by the Freelance Worker, in fulfilling the commission.

The Kill Fee will be set at ______% of the originally agreed-upon total payment for the completed article. This payment is due within ______ days of the Hiring Party’s notification to the Freelance Worker of the decision not to use the commissioned work.

The payment of this Kill Fee entitles the Hiring Party to no rights over the completed article, and the Freelance Worker retains full rights to the work, including the right to publish, sell, or use their work elsewhere.

INDEMNIFICATION

The Hiring Party shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Freelance Worker and its employees, agents and subcontractors from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including all reasonable legal fees that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by the Hiring Party, its agents, employees or assigns; any injury to person or property caused by any products or services sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Freelance Worker; the Hiring Party’s use of electronic commerce; and any defective product which the Hiring Party has provided via the Services.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

The Parties will attempt to resolve any dispute relating to this Agreement or the Project amicably between the Parties. Any claim that is not resolved amicably will be decided through mediation in ______ performed by a mutually agreed upon industry expert. In no event shall the request for mediation be made after the date when institution of legal proceedings based upon such claim would be barred by the applicable statute of limitations or repose.