|XV Financial Provisions|
For all matches in the competition, the host association bears the costs of board, lodging of the referee, assistant referees and fourth official, as well as their transport costs within its territory of the host association. The international travel expenses and daily allowances of these officials are borne by UEFA.
|A. Qualifying competition|
In principle, the host association retains its revenue and bears all organisational costs (including any and all taxes, duties and levies).
The visiting association bears its own travel, board and lodging costs, unless the associations concerned agree otherwise. Where appropriate, the provisions of paragraph 10.06 apply.
|Levies paid by the associations|
UEFA does not impose levies on qualifying matches. However, any levies due to FIFA have to be accounted for in accordance with the FIFA Statutes and/or FIFA regulations.
The financial provisions, including the settlement of organisational costs, are defined in the contract between UEFA and the host associations.
The following provisions act as a guideline and detailed information on financial matters for the final tournament will be communicated to the participating associations at a later date.
UEFA opens a tournament account in euros (EUR) for each participating association. Amounts are credited and debited from this account as follows: Credited: Debited: Fixed participation contribution Purchase tickets and performance bonus Travel costs (see 26.08 a-c) Additional services On completion of the final tournament, the participating associations receive the balance of their account.
The following costs are covered by UEFA: a)International travel expenses of the 16 participating delegations – return ticket by air-conditioned bus, rail (first-class or sleeper) or air (economy class) – for a maximum of 40 persons per delegation. A lump sum to cover travel expenses is credited to the participating associations based on existing published full fare economy tariffs of the national home carrier. The fare is calculated from the participating association’s main airport to the international airport nearest to the team’s headquarters in Poland or Ukraine.
b)For group matches, local ground transport is provided to the 16 participating delegations within the territory of the host countries for a maximum of 40 persons. Any additional transport must be arranged and paid for by the associations.
c)A lump sum of ? 40’000 per match is credited to the participating associations for each match-related transfer requiring a flight from the team base camp to the match venue.
d)A levy of 1% of the gross receipts from ticket sales as a share for FIFA.
No daily allowances are paid to the participating associations as these are already covered by the fixed participation contribution.
The costs of board and lodging of the delegations are borne by the 16 participating associations.
The UEFA administration takes a decision regarding any dispute concerning the settlement of accounts in relation to the 16 participating associations. Its decision is final.
All participating associations are credited with the total share due to them within six months of the end of the final tournament. A first instalment will be paid during the tournament, by the end of June 2012 at the latest.
The amounts paid by UEFA are gross amounts. As such, they cover any and all taxes, levies and charges.
The UEFA Executive Committee decides on the amount and distribution scheme of the fixed participation contribution and the performance bonus generated by the exploitation of commercial rights.