Right now, international soccer is in a serious crisis of confidence, primarily due to suspected corruption in connection with the awarding of FIFA tournaments. UEFA Euro 2016, the next major tournament, is just around the corner. The motto is "Le Rendez-Vous" in France – and the question is arising yet again, what companies need to consider when handing out free tickets: to well-deserving employees, business partners, or to political representatives. In order to jointly enjoy Euro 2016 as a major sporting event, invitations to soccer games must be legally compliant. Below is an overview of the criminal and tax aspects where invitations to soccer games and other events are concerned.
More information is available in our Keyword: Compliance Rendez-Vous at Euro 2016.