I had an interesting conversation, concerning Latin America eInvoicing,with a CFO for a Fortune 500 multi-national yesterday. And this time, the conversation was not about the legislation that I typically write about or discuss. This time it was about the risks associated with solutions external to the ERP from local vendors to manage eInvoice compliance. […]
In previous articles, we discussed the concept of Eventos that the Brazil tax authority was evaluating. And as always, the first wave of inbound receiving mandates are already hitting specific industries. Currently, the concept of Eventos is mandated to be implemented for Oil and Gas companies. But those in other industries should take notice as […]
Over the last year, many companies have been re-evaluating their strategy for managing Brazil Nota Fiscal and Latin America eInvoicing in general. Many of these examinations are due to Production Support issues and Costs of in-house solutions. Many companies don’t fully identify the issues with purely in-house software, so in this blog we are covering […]
It is my pleasure to help spread the word about filing to Alberta. There is some confusion about which companies really need to file to Alberta. If your company is located or has a branch in Alberta you should file with them. Otherwise, you can still send your Canadian property records to your state of incorporation. […]
I am seeing more and more planned implementations ofSAP in Brazil. Many companies are either looking to consolidate legacy systems onto a centralized SAP system, or they are looking to transition Procure To Pay processes into a Shared Service environment. Regardless, I wanted to provide the key considerations for SAP Brazil implementations. Many of these […]
As discussed in previous blogs, there are many differences between eInvoicing in Latin America and the rest of the world. This includes Europe specifically. In this article, I specifically point out the key differences from the Accounts Payable perspective. With the new legislation in 2012 mandating inbound einvoice validation in both Mexico and Brazil, this […]
Even with the newly announced December 28th mandates by the Mexico SAT, there is still quite a bit of confusion in the marketplace. If you run a Shared Services environment or if you are in charge tax compliance or account payables, here are four issues you or your service provider should be able to answer.
Here is a quick summary of the Brazil Nota Fiscal issues since 2012. Are you able to comply with all of these? Make sure your solution provider is keeping you informed regarding all changes, managing any impact to your ERP system and keeping their platform compliant with all regulation changes.
Many organizations move into Latin America with experiences and lessons learned from other countries. However, as we stated in a previous article — you need to be sure to evaluate your solutions carefully regarding the support topic. In this blog, I want to provide some examples of the issues we are hearing from global companies […]
The one constant with Mexico’s eInvoicing legislation is change.And more will be coming in 2013. But I think a lot of organizations may have missed the December 28, 2012 announcements by the SAT. They not only reinforce the archiving requirements; they also now specifically dictate that the XML must bedigitallystored. Here is a short excerpt […]
More and more companies doing business (or planning to do business) in Latin America are realizing that electronic invoicing is not an option, it is a critical part of the end to end business process in the region. eInvoicing is such a mission critical process that when it does not work, everything…and I do mean […]
There have been a lot of changes in 2012 concerning Brazil’s Nota Fiscal legislation. First, we saw the mandate for the CT-e (transportation invoices), then we saw the CCe (correction notice), and now we see adjustments with the release of theManifestação do Destinatário, which focuses on Inbound Events. There are two main reasons why the […]
As always, there are constant changes and alterations to the laws for Latin America electronic invoicing. And, well we expect to see more out of Mexico towards the end of the year — here are some of the key amendments to the 2012 legislation that came out in September of 2012. Regimen fiscal to be […]
We all know it, but few people express this in official circles. Unclaimed property filing is no fun. It isn’t glamorous or exciting. It is often downright frustrating. If you feel this way, just know that you are not alone. Many companies assign this task to the person with the least seniority. This person usually […]