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Italy Obtains EU Approval on Plan to Roll Out Mandatory E-Invoicing

On 27 September 2017, Italy submitted a formal request for derogation from two provisions in the European Union VAT Directive – a formal hurdle and legal necessity to be able to roll out the ambitious e-invoicing mandate for all domestic Italian invoices. While waiting for the decision from the EU Council, Italy proceeded with legal […]

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L’obbligo di fatturazione elettronica in Italia: l’arrivo del regime “Clearance” in Europa

In quest’ultimo anno, si è parlato molto, talvolta anche speculando, della situazione della fatturazione elettronica in Italia e, più precisamente, dell’ipotesi che l’Italia potesse o meno rendere obbligatorio l’interscambio di fatture elettroniche per tutte le forniture di beni e servizi. Dopo avere ripetutamente riferito di questi sviluppi man mano che si producevano, Sovos ritiene di […]

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Mandatory E-Invoicing in Italy: How Clearance Came to Europe

During the past year, much has been said and many rumors have flourished about the direction of e-invoicing in Italy – and more specifically about whether or not Italy would (and could!) make the exchange of e-invoices mandatory for all supplies. We have repeatedly reported about these developments as they have unfolded and now we […]

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Italy Finalizes Expanded eInvoicing Requirements

Businesses Selling in Italy Must Prepare Over the last few years, Italy has proposed a series of tax reforms intended to close their substantial “VAT Gap.” At the beginning of this year, Italy finalized their plans to impose a significant new compliance obligation on businesses selling in Italy, B2B eInvoicing. Businesses will need to deploy […]

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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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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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Italy Moving Towards ‘Clearance On Demand’?

The Italian government has in recent years put in place a package of legal measures with the ambition of boosting the adoption of e-invoicing across all sectors and especially for SMEs. Not too long ago, the government went so far as to make the Sistema di Interscambio, the public platform used to issue B2G e-invoices […]

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