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Set or Release Retention on an Owner Progress Claim

Objective

To set or release retention for line items on an owner progress claim with the Invoicing tool. 

Background

You can use the steps below to:

  • Set the Retainage Amount. Enter a percentage to calculate the withholding amount. This percentage will be applied to all of the line items on the invoice. For example, enter 10% to withhold 10% on each invoice line item. 
  • Release the Retention Amount. Enter a percentage to calculate the amount to release on the progress claim. This moves the calculated amount from the 'Currently Retained' column to the 'Released this Period' column in the head contract. You can adjust this amount to perform a partial or full release as follows: 
    • A partial release indicates an amount is being withheld. For example, you would enter 50% if you are halfway through the project and your invoice is for a progress payment.
    • A final release means you are releasing the full amount and retainage is no longer being withheld. For example,  you would enter 100% after all of a project's contractual obligations are substantially complete and your invoice is for final payment.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Prime Contracts tool. 
       Notes
      • User permissions are NOT managed in the project's Invoicing tool. Instead, the Invoicing tool is designed for users with 'Admin' level permissions on the Prime Contracts and/or Commitments tool. 
      • If you are a collaborator (for example, an invoice contact for a subcontracting company that is performing work for a general contractor managing your contract in Procore), your ability to perform invoice-related tasks is determined by the project team that controls these settings for your Procore user account: 
        • Your user account's permissions on the project's Commitments and/or Prime Contracts tool.
        • Your membership on the 'Private' list of a specific prime contract, purchase order, or subcontract.
        • Your designation as an 'Invoice Contact' on a prime contract, purchase order, or commitment.
      • To learn more about permissions for specific tasks that can be performed with the Invoicing tool, see Permissions: Invoicing.

Steps

  1. Navigate to the project's Invoicing tool.
  2. Click the Owner tab. 
  3. Locate the commitment that you want to work with. Click its link in the Contract column. 
  4. Click the Progress Claims tab. 
  5. Locate the progress claim that you want to work with. Then click View or Edit
  6. Click the Detail tab.
  7. Click the Edit button in the progress claim. 
  8. Choose one of the following:

Set Retention on All Line Items

  1. Under Set Retention on All Line Items, do the following:
    set-retention.png
  2. Enter the percentage to withhold in the Work Completed box. 
  3. Click Set.
  4. Enter the percentage to withhold in the Materials Stored box. To learn more, see How do I bill for stored materials in Procore?
  5. Click Set.

Release Retention on All Line Items

  1. Under Release Retention on All Line Items,  do the following:
    release-retention.png
  2. Enter the percentage to release in the Work Completed box. 
  3. Click Release

 

If you would like to learn more about Procore’s invoice management software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction invoice management software product page here.