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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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Italy Provides Clarification on Communication of Data on Invoices

The Italian Tax Authorities issued Resolution No. 87/E on July 5, 2017, confirming that a taxable person may amend a previously filed communication even after the 15th day following the day on which the deadline expires. The communication must include sales invoices issued and purchase invoices recorded in the VAT ledger during the period of […]

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Hungary Releases Additional Information of Invoice Reporting

Hungary has continued to release additional information about its upcoming invoice reporting requirements. Starting on July 1, 2018 VAT registered persons will be required to report B2B invoices of over 100,000 HUF to the government. The National Tax and Customs Authority (NAV) launched the KOBAK program at the beginning of July 2017. Registered persons can use […]

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Beyond the E-Invoicing Compliance Debate: The Extension of Real Time Controls for Other Documents

Since e-invoicing became a legal possibility – first in the EU in 2001, then LATAM in 2002, and subsequently worldwide – there have been commentators warning the business community not to overlook the fact that e-invoicing is part of a broader interlocking transaction of documents and processes. Often followed by wise lessons about procure-to-pay or […]

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La Compliance Inteligente es clave para el éxito en Latinoamérica

Toda empresa que opere en Latinoamérica está bien familiarizada con las dificultades que involucradas en las Leyes para la facturación y notas fiscales electrónicas y las normas que rigen los impuestos. Desde cambios constantes en la legislación hasta interrupciones de los negocios y penalidades financieras, los desafíos de seguir las normas fiscales en la región […]

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Back to Basics: What is ‘Compliance’, Anyway?

Four years ago, we moderated an interesting debate via LinkedIn that revolved around a simple question: what do we mean by compliance? As ever, we had an opinion and offered a detailed definition that kick-started a great discussion thread. We would like to believe that that discussion contributed to heightened awareness among e-invoicing practitioners that […]

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Intelligent Compliance Key to Success in Latin America

Any business with operations in Latin America knows what a burden e-invoicing and tax reporting compliance can be. From constantly changing legislation to business disruptions and financial penalties, the challenges associated with Latin American compliance are profound, and continue to compound with each new mandate.

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4 Key Changes in Ecuador’s New Offline E-Invoicing Model

Starting January 2018, all taxpayers in Ecuador will be required to start invoicing under Ecuador’s new offline schema. Announced by the SRI, Ecuador’s tax authority, in 2015, this new e-invoicing model presents both benefits and challenges to companies operating in Ecuador. On one hand, this new process will give companies a slight buffer for compliance, […]

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Can You Reasonably Rely on Artificial Intelligence to Create a Compliant Invoice?

No one really knows what percentage of today’s invoices are noncompliant with VAT law. Given the complexity and rate of change in VAT law, there is an almost unlimited set of possible nonconformities on the scale between outright fraud and clerical errors. One big problem is that it is often very difficult to gather all […]

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Italy: The Beginning of the End of the EU Approach on E-Invoicing?

We have previously discussed how the Italian government is leveraging tax incentives to help boost e-invoicing adoption between private companies. After all, B2G e-invoicing has been mandatory in Italy for a couple of years now, but that has not led to a particularly impressive increase in the total amount of B2B e-invoices. Tax incentives that […]

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Can Artificial Intelligence Facilitate B2B Automation and Compliance?

Twenty years after IBM Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov in a series of famous chess games, another computer program, AlphaGo by Google DeepMind, won against Lee Sedol, a top professional player in the very complex ancient game of Go. In 2011, between these two landmarks, we saw IBM’s Watson win against former champions in Jeopardy. […]

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How do Clearance Systems Relate to Major Innovations in E-Business?

E-invoicing clearance systems are increasingly being accepted and implemented worldwide. This development, with its origins in Latin America, is viewed by many market participants as potentially increasing tax compliance efficiency for businesses and public administrations alike. Mexico can be viewed as a relatively mature example of a clearance system. This country, where the tax administration […]

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What’s up in Russian E-Invoicing?

It has been a while since we posted news about Russia. To recap: e-invoicing is regulated but optional. Issuance is done via accredited operators, whereby both supplier and buyer must participate in a duplex clearance choreography. For more background, see previous posts. Interoperability across operators (called “roaming” in Russia – a misnomer) has been an […]

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Colombia Aims to Full Deployment of Clearance Model by 2019

In line with other countries in Latin America, Colombia opted to roll out e-invoicing on a voluntary basis, coupled with individual mandates to join the e-invoicing framework to specific taxpayers (often within strategic industry sectors or upon exceeding certain annual turnover threshold). At the end of 2015, Colombia issued Decree 2242 updating their e-invoicing framework. […]

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New Deadline for Migration to CFDI 3.3 in Mexico

During 2016, Mexico started the process of updating the legally established e-invoicing format. More specifically, the xml version of the CFDI document is being updated from v3.2 to v3.3. The process had a deadline for full migration from CFDI v3.2 to CFDI v3.3 by 1 July this year. However, the Mexican Tax Administration has postponed […]

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Contract Signing for B2B Transaction Automation Vendors

Pushed by fierce competition and under constant pressure from corporations to enable savings and optimize business processes, B2B transaction automation vendors are constantly looking into new features and functions to enhance the added value of their solutions. Many vendors in this space are developing into ‘business networks’ which go far beyond the early days of […]

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