Referee Payment on the Field

Modified on 2013/02/16 14:06 by Administrator — Categorized as: Uncategorized

Due to the recent scrutiny of the IRS on Non Profit Organizations such as Youth Sport Clubs. GSYSL recommends the following procedure be used when paying Referees on the field. Please understand this is for your clubs protection if an audit were to be done by the IRS of your Clubs expenditures.

Just to clarify a few points up front:


The League recommends that clubs provide a form (see attached or link below) by which the Club as the Payor of the Referee Fee records the Name of the Referee and the amount paid to the Referee prior to the match in order that the payor have an actual record of the amount paid out.


Click here for a sample form that can be used to capture the necessary information for Payment of the Referee on the field. Copies should be made available to those within your club responsible for paying the referees at the field (Team Managers or Coach's)

Club Referee Payment on the Field Form

Additional Suggestion:

If you have access to Google Doc's you can set up a simple Form to correspond with the payment form for the Coach or Team Manager to submit the information online. This will facilitate the collection of data in one place and allow your club treasurer to view, organize, and sort the expenditures made on the field by the various teams within your club.

These recommendations are being provided to ensure your club has a record of expenditures paid to the referees.