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 […]
The Company – Fortune 500 – Chemicals – Fragrances & Food Additives The Problem – The global Chemical company, which specializes in additives that enhance products we all use every day from the grocery story, was dealing with upcoming government compliance in Latin America. Like many large multi-nationals, they operated a consolidated SAP environment. The issue for […]
In addition to the country legislation, we are starting a new segment to our Latin American electronic invoicing blog. We are calling these customer insights. We will be covering some of the top “Lessons Learned” from our experience with over 250 Latin American SAP and eInvoicing implementations. This week, I am focusing on the notion […]
The goals of eliminating tax evasion and black market goods has definitely been achieved through the mandatory enforcement of electronic invoicing by Latin American governments. For example, Brazil has processed more than 4.5 Billion electronic invoices from more than 800,000 plus registered tax payers. The general benefits include:
Unlike the US and Europe, Latin American countries including Brazil and Mexico have forced the adoption of electronic invoicing. And yes, most people when they first realize the complexity are more then taken aback by the workload ahead. However, there are huge benefits for Accounts Payables organizations that are driven by these mandates.
The SEFAZ (Brazilian Tax Agency) is expanding the NF-e scope using an Event Orchestration Model for processing of inbound invoices. Earlier in 2012, the announcement was made that both transportation invoices as well as inbound NFe information would have to be stored in your back-end system of record. Additionally, the signing attributes associated with those […]
As discussed in the past, we highly recommend your organization look at packaged solutions to solve compliance for Mexico CFDI. However, if you are looking to understand the process flow for an outbound Invoice in Mexico and the complexities — below is what you will have to build. Remember, sending/receiving from the government is just […]