Can I make subprojects/subtasks? How do I create project phases?

Can I create subprojects in Harvest?

There isn't a way to create subprojects in Harvest. Each project in Harvest must be created for a specific client, and it is not possible to nest projects within each other. Each project will have its own settings, time and expense data, and budget.

Can I create subtasks in Harvest?

There is not a way to create subtasks in Harvest. However, some people find it helpful to create tasks with the subtask as part of the task name. For example: "Design: Logo," "Design: Home Page."

How do I create project phases in Harvest?

It is not possible to set separate phases of work within a single project. If your project will have different phases, you may find it beneficial to break each phase into its own project.


After completing the first phase, you would create a new project for the next phase of your project. This would allow you to track a completely separate budget that only factors in a new set of time and expenses.

If each phase of your project has the same settings, you can quickly duplicate your active project. You'll then be able to edit the new project’s budget and any other settings before your teammates begin tracking time to the new project.


Once the new project phase is set up, you can archive the original project so that no more time or expenses can be tracked to it.

As long as your project phases are for the same client, you'll be able to include them on the same invoice. 

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