We recommend releasing Milestone Payments only after your freelancer completes the assigned tasks and submits the final output. When a Milestone is released, the money is transferred to the account of your freelancer and can no longer be returned.
To release a Milestone Payment from a project page, follow these steps:
1. Go to your project’s page.
2. Locate the payment under Milestone Payments.
3. Click Release.
4. Confirm the amount to be released. You can release a partial amount if you want.
5. You will be notified that released Milestone Payments can no longer be returned. Click Yes if you confirm this and wish to proceed.
You can also release Milestone Payments from the Finances page. Just select the Outgoing view for Milestones and click Release.