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DREAMHACK SUMMER 2012
News > > Prize Money Policy

Here you will find all the information on how to claim the prize money in DreamHack official esport tournaments and Kreativ competitions.

The following rules apply to all contestants and are non-negotiable.

I. PRIZE MONEY GENERAL RULES

1. The recipient of the prize money is the individual person or company/association/non-profit organization that has registered for the specific tournament.
2. The winner/s must be present at:
a. The Prize Ceremony.
b. Media interviews and connected photo-shoot.

II. PAYOUT POLICY

1. Competition prizes must be claimed within 30 days after the event.
2. Prize money will be paid within 90 days of the end of the event.
3. All prize money is paid in SEK.
4. Prize money is only exempted from tax if the winning team is organized as a company/association/non-profit organization.
5. Private individuals will receive money as salary, this according to Swedish Tax Law. DreamHack AB must therefore deduct both a general payroll tax and employment tax from the won prize amount, before the money is paid out to Individuals(see 4).

III. INVOICE POLICY

1. The invoice shall be made out to:
DreamHack AB
Address: Skalholtsgatan 10, SE-164 40 Kista, Sweden
VAT No: SE556845876301
2. For invoices within the EU the VAT number has to be written on the invoice, if, by local tax law, no VAT number is needed this exception has to be stated clearly on the invoice. (EXEMPLE: EXEMPT FROM VAT ACCORDING TO LOCAL REGULATIONS)
3. The invoice shall have a due date 90 days from the time the end of the event.
4. The invoice shall be marked with:
a. NAME OF TOURNAMENT STOP (I.E DREAMHACK SUMMER 2012)
b. NAME OF TOURNAMENT AND PLACEMENT (I.E. COUNTER-STRIKE 1.6, PLACE 2)
5. The invoice shall be issued in SEK.
6. The invoice shall contain bank information including IBAN & SWIFT/BIC

IV. INDIVIDUAL CONTESTANT, NON-RESIDENT OF SWEDEN

1. The Swedish government will see the prize money as salary.
2. DreamHack AB must therefore deduct both a general payroll tax and employment tax from the won prize amount, before the money is paid out an individual.
3. If you are a non-resident of Sweden, you have to download the application form “Special income tax on non-residents” from the Swedish Tax Agency.
4. INSTRUCTIONS
a. Download the form from the Swedish Tax Agency: Special income tax on non-residents
b. Print the form
c. Fill in the form and sign it, see example here
d. Make a photo copy of your Passport
e. Hand the form and photo copy of Passport to your admin at location or send it by regular mail to DreamHack.
f. Company Information:
Company name: DreamHack AB
Att: Fredrik Nyström
Adress: Skalholtsgatan 10, SE-164 40 Kista, Sweden
PLEASE NOTE: DreamHack will deduct 25% “Special income tax on non-residents” before the transfer of the money. The normal handling time for The Swedish Tax Agency is 4-8 weeks so please make sure to send us the documents as soon as possible.

V. INDIVIDUAL CONTESTANT, RESIDENT OF SWEDEN

1. The Swedish government will see the prize money as salary.
2. DreamHack AB must therefore deduct both a general payroll tax and employment tax from the won prize amount, before the money is paid out an individual.
3. Mail fredrik.nystrom@dreamhack.se with the following information:
a. Full name
b. Swedish person number
c. Telephone
d. Mobile phone
e. Email
f. Home Address
g. Name of the bank (eg Swedbank)
h. Clearing Number
i. Account Number

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