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Enter Latin American Electronic Invoice Market With Your Eyes Wide Open !!!

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 […]

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Nota Fiscal for Services – Looking at Inbound AP Invoices

First it is helpful to review the differences between NF-e for Goods and NFS-e for services:

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New Brazil Nota Fiscal Inbound Process Changes 2013

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 […]

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Mexico eInvoicing – End of 2012 Updates to CFDI

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 […]

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Mexico eInvoicing CFDI 2013 – No Time to Waste

There is a storm of activity coming from Mexico in the next 18 months. I am speaking about the transition from CFD to CFDI for Mexico eInvoicing compliance.

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Customer Insights – e-Invoicing OnDemand – Fortune 500 Chemical Company Uses One Provider for all of Latin America

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 […]

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Customer Insights – Nota Fiscal – Fortune 200 CPG Avoids Installing Over 200+ SAP OSS Notes

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 […]

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Beyond Mandates – Extracting maximum business value from the e-Invoicing requirements in Latin America

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:

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Accounts Payable Benefits of Brazil Nota Fiscal

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.

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Brazil Nota Fiscal ‘NFe’ – eInvoicing Process August 2012

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 […]

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2012 Mexico CFDI – eInvoicing Basics of the Mexico SAT

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 […]

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Mexico eInvoicing – Inbound Validation is Required

One of the top questions that comes up in virtually every Mexico e-Invoicing meeting is: Do I really need to do the inbound validation of invoices?

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Ask the Expert Series – eInvoicing Series part 3

e-Invoicing Expert Video: scottlewin – Part 3

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Ask the Expert Series – eInvoicing Series part 2

e-Invoicing Expert Video Series: scottlewin – Part 2

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Ask the Expert Series – eInvoicing Series part 1

e-Invoicing Expert Video Series: scottlewin – Part 1

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Argentina AFIP – eInvoicing Basics

Legal requirements for invoicing are constantly changing in Argentina. While they are mandatory for some industries, others are still receiving future timelines from the Argentinean tax authority Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP). Today organizations need to consider solutions for Type E export invoices, as well as the new regulations for domestic (Type A and […]

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Latin American e-Invoicing is Not the Same as the European Union

One of the most common mistakes made in approaching electronic invoicing in Latin America is thinking that the process is similar to the European Union. Simply, EU eInvoicing is not the same as Latin American electronic invoicing.  In this commentary, we focus on the top 5 differences between EU countries and Latin American countries: specifically […]

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