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Debt overview certificate for sports clubs

Debt overview certificate for sports clubs

  • Which sports clubs need a debt overview certificate for sports clubs?

    The following clubs must be able to prove that they have no direct tax or VAT debts in order to obtain their annual licence:

    • football clubs in 1st division A or B or clubs promoted to 1st A/B
    • men's 1st national division basketball clubs and men's 2nd national division basketball clubs moving up to the 1st
  • What is the debt overview certificate for sports clubs?

    A debt overview certificate for sports clubs is a specific certificate that can only be used in order to obtain an annual licence. A simple debt certificate (which is not specifically linked to sports clubs) cannot be used for this purpose.

    What information do you find on a debt overview certificate for sports clubs?

    The debt overview certificate for sports clubs contains the following information:

    • all debts in respect of direct taxes or similar,
    • all due withholding taxes,
    • all VAT debts and all debts due on the current account.

    The certificate also mentions:

    • whether a repayment plan has been authorised for one or more debts and whether all payments have already been carried out,
    • if, for a certain debt, an appeal has been lodged or if there is a dispute before the courts.
  • How do I apply for a debt overview certificate for sports clubs?

    You can obtain a debt overview certificate for sports clubs from one of our infocenters.

  • What happens if the certificate shows that the sports club is in debt?

    The debts mentioned must be paid immediately.