Q: Can I claim for membership (for example Gym, Sports club etc)?
Q: Could ticket subsidy affect my assessments for social benefits?
A: These subsidies are a benefit and any such claims you receive may be taken into consideration when income is being assessed for benefits.
Q: Can I claim Gift Aid?
A: No, therefore the amount of Gift Aid should be deducted from the total amount being claimed.
Q: Can I claim on Charitable donations?
A: No, unless the the donation amount is included in the price of the ticket. If it is shown separately then the donation amount shown must be deducted from your claim.
Q: Can I claim if I have purchased my ticket using loyalty or clubcard points?
A: No. The rules state that Partners must pay with their own money.
Q: Can I claim for an event with political or religious content?
A: No, refer to Partner Handbook (2009) page 27 point 3.
Q: Does Wrestling qualify for subsidy?
A: No as it is competitive, it is deemed to be a sporting event which does not qualify.
Q: Can I claim for booking and processing fees?
A: Only if it is included in the total amount printed on the ticket/receipt.
Q: How much can I claim if the ticket says price plus VAT?
A: Subsidy will only be given on the total amount printed on the ticket/receipt.
Q: What if my ticket also includes: meal, raffle or racing with a concert etc.?
A: You must split the cost of the ticket in half so that you receive 50% subsidy on 50% of the ticket for instance The Mill at Sonning ticket price £40 will be split in half = £20 meal / £20 entertainment and you will receive £10 ticket subsidy.