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Colombian E-Invoicing Adoption – An Ambitious Deadline with Good Progress

Colombia has aggressively promoted the adoption of e-invoicing since 2015. That year, Decree 2242 introduced mandatory e-invoicing in XML format through regulated schemas, use of digital signatures and real-time invoice controls by the tax authority DIAN as a clearance point. This model, which represents a significant departure from the previous ‘classic’ VAT invoicing scheme, can […]

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Brazil’s IoT Advancements Lead to “Google of Fiscal Goods”

NFe 4.0 Introduces Unprecedented Product Traceability NFe 4.0 ushers forth new requirements that make a new level of product tracking possible. Specifically, the SEFAZ, Brazil’s tax authority, requires companies subject to sanitary regulations or recall cases, as well as those that produce agricultural pesticides, veterinary products, dental products, medicines, beverages, bottled waters, food packaging, etc., to […]

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4 Reasons Why Your Archiving Strategy Can Help Your E-Invoicing Strategy

Here at Sovos, we’ve noticed how many companies are starting to reflect on what their e-invoicing strategy should be. That doesn’t mean they view e-invoicing as an isolated process, or necessarily want to acquire it as a standalone service – but in whichever form they’ll be adopting this still way-too-often missing piece of the enterprise […]

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159.5 Billion Reasons Why the Global Tax Landscape Is Changing 

The VAT Gap in the EU was estimated to be €159.5 billion in 2014, and the enormity of that gap is one of the reasons why the global tax landscape is changing so dramatically. Sovos explained this development to attendees of the FD Exchange conference, which took place in the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam. […]

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A Year of Changes in Brazil (Part 3): Bloco K Presents Inventory Management Challenges

What Is Bloco K?

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Updated: The Definitive Guide to Latin American Compliance

What began as an e-invoicing mandate in Brazil just over 10 years ago has significantly transformed the way businesses operate – not just in Latin America, but across the globe. Governments are progressively turning to technology to close tax gaps, crack down on tax evasion and gain visibility into transactions that happen within – and […]

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A Year of Changes in Brazil (Part 2): New Digital Bookkeeping Mandate – REINF

REINF Defined

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Costa Rica E-Invoicing: Top 8 Requirements to Know

After 8 years of voluntary e-invoicing, Costa Rica has begun its transition to mandatory e-invoice submissions. The first 10 companies began compliance in March 2017 as a pilot, and the DGT, Costa Rica’s tax authority, will continue to roll the program out to additional enterprises over the next two years via email notifications. Like other […]

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2017 Marks Year of Changes in Brazil (Part 1): Brazil Overhauls NFe and CTe

A Closer Look at NFe 4.0 Nota Fiscal (NFe) version 4.0 marks the first new release of Brazil’s e-invoicing schema in two years, and companies can expect a major change from their previous compliance processes. NFe 4.0 requires a new XML structure, new fields, new data, new communication protocols and new web services, impacting both […]

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2017 Marks Year of Changes in Brazil: Brazil Overhauls NFe and CTe

Already known as a worldwide leader in technology-driven tax compliance, Brazil has announced several changes and additions to its requirements starting in 2017. These changes, designed to close reporting loopholes and gather even more information to improve validations, affect Brazil’s e-invoicing and transportation tracking processes, as well as introduce new measures to monitor social security […]

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How Manufacturers Keep Pace with Global Tax Compliance – Infographic

It’s no surprise that the acceleration of regulatory complexity is increasing manufacturers’ risk of being negatively impacted by sales and use tax compliance in ways that can hinder their growth. See INFOGRAPHIC Below Manufacturers Burdened with Regulatory Complexity 2017 has been the year that manufacturers began moving from design and concept for cloud technologies, IoT […]

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NAFTA Discussions Leave Multinationals in Mexico Uncertain

The first talks on renegotiating NAFTA begin this month, and with continual discussions of a U.S.-first trade agenda, multinational companies with operations in Mexico are left uncertain on what these talks might entail. While no one knows exactly where these negotiations may land, multinationals should have some answers by the end of 2017, as all […]

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Press Release: Sovos Acquires Largest eReceipt Compliance Solution, Paperless, Creating First Global Solution for Business-to-Government Reporting

With the acquisition, Sovos adds eReceipts to its real-time tax reporting solution, expands its presence in Brazil and extends Latin American operations to Chile, Colombia and Peru. Wilmington, Mass. – Global tax compliance and reporting software leader Sovos announced today that it has acquired Chile-based Paperless to expand its real-time government reporting capabilities with electronic […]

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Sovos Acquires Largest eReceipt Compliance Solution, Creating First Global Solution for Modern Business-to-Government Reporting

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Paperless, which expands our real-time government reporting capabilities with electronic receipts and consumer point-of-sale tax reporting – and extends our presence in Latin America. Paperless, which is based in Santiago, Chile, is the world’s largest eReceipts and eDocuments company, processing more than two billion transactions last year across […]

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Sovos adquiere la mayor solución de cumplimiento fiscal en facturas electrónicas, creando la primera solución global para modernos informes de transacción en el ámbito B2G

Nos complace anunciar la adquisición de Paperless, que amplía nuestras capacidades de informes al gobierno en tiempo real con boletas electrónicas e informes fiscales de puntos de venta al consumidor y extiende nuestra presencia en América Latina. Paperless, con sede en Santiago, Chile, es la mayor compañía del mundo en facturas y documentos electrónicos, procesando […]

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Sovos adquire a maior solução de conformidade de e-Receipt, criando a primeira solução global para relatórios modernos entre as empresas e o governo

Temos prazer em anunciar a aquisição da Paperless, que amplia nossas capacidades de relatórios governamentais em tempo real com Cupom Fiscal Eletrônico eReceipts e relatórios fiscais de pontos de venda do consumidor, ampliando a nossa presença na América Latina. A Paperless, com sede em Santiago do Chile, no Chile, é a maior empresa no segmento […]

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Tax Reform on the Horizon in Puerto Rico

The Secretary of the Treasury for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced they plan on encouraging the local legislature to adopt significant tax reform measures, including a number of items that will impact sales tax (locally known as IVU). The details of the proposed reforms have not been released but the Secretary has indicated that […]

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Sovos Wins Product of the Year Awards at The American Business Awards

Global tax compliance and reporting software leader recognized with two Stevie Awards in Global Risk & Compliance and FinTech Categories    Wilmington, Mass. – July 26, 2017 – Global tax compliance and reporting software leader Sovos announced today it has been honored with two Product of the Year awards at the The 15th Annual American Business Awards, a […]

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