Premiership Rugby has confirmed that Harlequins overran their Salary Cap limit for the 2017-18 season by £12,479.
In accordance with the
“There is no suggestion that the overrun was deliberate and this should therefore not be referred to as a breach of the Salary Cap regulations,” said a Premiership Rugby spokesperson.
“Before the annual audit of the salary
Within the Premiership Rugby Salary Cap Regulations the Overrun tax shall be set at the following values:
Level of Overrun
- £0 to £49,999.99 £0.50 for every £1 overspend
- £50,000 to £199,999.99 £1 for every £1 overspend
- Over £200,000 £3 for every £1 overspend
The Salary Cap for the 2017-18 season was £6.4 million plus £600,000 Home Grown Player Credits, with two players able to be excluded from the Cap.
For full details on the Premiership Rugby Salary Cap and to view the Salary Cap Regulations please see www.premiershiprugby.com/about-us/salary-cap