It is common to share EuroMillions or Lottery tickets, especially with friends and family. Experts in these games recommend it, as they increase the chance of winning and save money for those who buy them regularly.
Lottery syndicates are groups of people that play together and agree to split the winnings if they win the prize. However, a portion will always go to Treasury. But sharing a ticket can lead to a lot more problems.
To avoid any problems, DAS Seguros has shared many recommendations to WhatsApp so that WhatsApp can be considered a reliable and appropriate test that proves that all members have participated in the awarding of a number.
It is crucial that all participants in these cases make their contributions clear. If you win, there are several points that must be considered to ensure that the prize is correctly collected and no additional taxes are paid.
To collect a share prize, the first step is to identify the holder. If the amount exceeds 2,000 Euros, this will need to be done in a particular way at the bank. It is important that all holders visit the bank to identify themselves and obtain the amount.
If there is a large group of coupon holders, they can designate a representative to take care of the necessary steps for all of them.
To be able to make sure that the power of attorney is granted in a public document, it must be signed before a notary.
The only Spanish entities that are currently authorized to collect prizes in games of chance are:
- Abanca Corporacion Bancaria
Bank of Sabadell
South Bank Box
- Cajamar Caja Rural, Credit Cooperative Society
- Ibercaja Bank
- Unicaja Bank
Financial entities are not allowed to charge expenses or commissions for the payment of prizes. They cannot force the winner to open an account with them.