Billing, Accounting and Payment

How to set up your billing details, and make sure the payment is processed correctly.

What is the payment procedure at greatcontent?
Our system automatically generates an invoice for you every week based on all accepted texts in this timeframe.  Once it is done, you will receive a state...
Thu, 17 Dec, 2020 at 8:40 AM
What are the payment methods that greatcontent uses?
We offer payment via bank transfer (incl. Transferwise) or PayPal. 
Fri, 19 Jun, 2020 at 5:18 PM
When will I get the money?
After the invoice is generated, we need 30 calendar days to process it.  After this period of time, the payment will be settled every wednesday and should...
Wed, 27 Oct, 2021 at 2:37 PM
Is my income subject to taxation?
Your payments from GC are gross. As a freelancer, you are responsible for declaring your income to the relevant tax authorities. Freelancers based in G...
Mon, 27 Jul, 2020 at 11:38 AM
Do I have to have my own company to work for greatcontent?
This is not necessary, and you can always join GC as an individual freelancer. Linguists based in Germany are requested to fill out their tax numbers in th...
Fri, 19 Jun, 2020 at 5:19 PM
I changed my bank account/PayPal details after an invoice was created. What should I do now?
You should get the money to the method you have indicated while the invoice was created. However, should this be the case, please contact us at accoun...
Mon, 29 Mar, 2021 at 4:59 PM
Why do I receive an invoice with 16% VAT if I'm based in Germany?
We issue all invoices according to your respective tax settings. If you/your business is based in Germany, invoices are now issued in accordance with the Ge...
Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 at 11:38 AM
How to verify my PayPal account?
How to get Verified: Log in to your PayPal account. On the account overview page, near your name, click Get Verified. Select the verification method yo...
Wed, 9 Sep, 2020 at 10:45 AM
Work as a Kleinunternehmer
In case you are residing in Germany and you are working as a Kleinunternehmer, you do not need to insert a VAT number in your profile. You will, however, st...
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 at 8:53 AM