Confusion over Columbia Electronic Invoicing Mandate Serves as a Reminder that It’s Coming

Gustavo Jiménez
July 2, 2018

In short, the DIAN sent a letter stating that businesses should voluntarily issue electronic invoices beginning June 1. “Voluntarily” was the key word there, as the Colombia mandate does not take effect until Sept. 1.

Short time before electronic invoicing mandate kicks in 

Nevertheless, the brief panic the government’s letter caused serves as a warning to businesses that eInvoicing is coming to Colombia soon. Companies that have not prepared for the mandate need to find a service provider immediately.

A pioneer in eInvoicing solutions, Sovos, offers a solution certified by the Colombian government. Sovos brings a breadth of eInvoicing experience and functionality unmatched in the industry, with more than a decade of experience providing eInvoicing solutions in Latin America and Europe. Sovos offers solutions in nine Latin American countries, covering multiple protocols.

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Gustavo Jiménez

Gustavo Jimenez is the Product Marketing Manager for Sovos’ e-invoicing solutions and is based in Atlanta. Gustavo is responsible for go-to-market strategy for Sovos LatAm e-invoicing solutions in countries with existing and upcoming mandates. He has more than five years of experience in e-invoicing, middleware integrations, and regulatory research. He works closely with the product management and development team as well as sales and marketing to facilitate compliance process transformations for Sovos clients. Prior to joining Sovos, Gustavo was responsible for marketing activities and strategy at Invoiceware International, a leading e-invoicing solution for businesses with operations in Latin America. He focused on the go-to-market strategy of their solutions as well as communications with the LatAm market about regulatory changes and new solutions.
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