Yes I have read the artilce that you linked.
I can certainly see the bit where it says:
If someone uses your referral code when signing up or clicks on your referral link, we will attribute this referral to you. For each referred user that goes on to acquire a subscription we will assign a 10% discount to your account too. Refer 4 users and we’ll apply a 40% discount to your account. Any discount can be redeemed when you purchase or renew your own subscription.
This suggests to me that one doesn’t need a subscription, purely from the line “when you purchase or renew your subscription”, with the word “purchase” suggesting that I don’t need a subscription already to refer, re-enforced by it also saying “renew” suggesting “if” I have a subscription already it will apply to the renewal.
If the person you referred to QuickFile purchases a subscription within 6 months of signing up, they’ll also benefit from a 10% discount.
This suggests to me that the account signing up via the referal link can also benefit from a 10 percent discount when signing up, but I am happy to be wrong if my command of English isn’t sufficient to read this correctly and interpret it how I read it.
Please could you quote the place on the linked article that says:
both need a paid subscription and only the account which provides the code gets the 10% discount
Thank you for your help.