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Use Your HANA Migration to Solve Your Tax Challenges for Good

Companies dealing with complex sales and use tax determination, VAT regulations and other tax challenges across the globe know that SAP alone is not equipped to support the varying requirements from country to country. As SAP sunsets support and updates for ECC and R3, companies must move to HANA to keep their systems up to […]

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eReceipts 101: The What, Why, Where and How of B2C Tax Compliance

After initially focusing on data and automation to gain visibility and ensure tax compliance in business-to-business transactions, many governments are now extending technology into business-to-consumer trade, requiring eReceipts. So, what’s the story behind eReceipts, and why do they matter? Here’s a quick tutorial to get you up to speed. What are eReceipts? eReceipts are the […]

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Guatemala’s Tax Administration Outlines New E-Invoicing Framework, Replacing FACE with FEL

The governments and tax administrations of South and Central America were among the first in the world to adopt ambitious programmes that mandate the use of e-invoicing based on ‘clearance’ and structured data files. Over the past ten years, we’ve seen them leapfrog the time-honored concepts of paper-based, post-audit processes to put in place entirely […]

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How to Reduce Risk and Protect Revenue In Mexico with the Digitization of Tax Administration

Invoicing in Latin America has become complex to the point of being daunting. Businesses that get electronic invoicing processes wrong could quickly grind to a halt. Mastering the eInvoicing process is critical, then, and it involves making sure that all four elements of eInvoicing are working smoothly at the same time. New regulations, most notably […]

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The Top 10 Compliance Mistakes in LATAM

In order for businesses in Latin America to reduce their risks of fines, penalties and operational disruptions, it’s imperative to understand and manage the ever-changing eInvoicing and VAT reporting mandates sweeping throughout the region. While proactive compliance can improve operational efficiency, streamline processes and increase cash flow, many companies do not have strategic processes in […]

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Italy eInvoicing: What You Need to Know

Italy will soon join Hungary in requiring real-time, transaction-level reporting. With the launch of the first phase imminent (1 July 2018), Italy’s tax authority recently released new information on its eInvoicing requirement. In February, the European Commission backed Italy’s request to implement mandatory eInvoicing. This clearance is a game-changer for businesses operating in the European […]

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The Back and Forth of the Timeline to Mandatory E-Invoicing in Italy

Ever since the Legge di Bilancio, the law introducing the Italian e-invoicing obligation for all domestic supplies was passed on 27 December 2017, discontented voices have raised an objection to its ambitious timeline. The original plan phases in the clearance-style mandatory e-invoicing process across the following key dates: 1st July 2018: For supplies of petrol […]

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How Three Multinationals Navigate Tax Compliance Complexities

Companies looking to expand internationally or ones already doing business in multiple locations face a complex web of tax regulations and reforms, varying dramatically from country to country. Existing tax compliance systems and processes typically aren’t sufficient to manage these growing challenges, requiring multinationals to adopt a new, proactive approach to compliance to reduce risk […]

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Three Reasons Finance Departments Must Make eInvoicing a Top Priority

Since the first launch of eInvoicing mandates in Brazil 10 years ago, eInvoice adoption has now spread worldwide. Governments are implementing complex, real-time, transaction-level requirements to gain visibility into tax liabilities, close the tax gap and minimize corporate tax evasion. eInvoicing compliance is not a simple process for businesses – it requires a total shift […]

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E-Invoicing Mandate Planned in Second EU Country

The floodgates may be opening. Following the EU’s approval of mandatory e-invoicing in Italy, it appears that Greece will be the next European Union member state to follow in its footsteps. As announced after the meeting of the intergovernmental group on 23 April 2018, the introduction of a nationwide mandatory e-invoicing framework will come into […]

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The Future of Procurement – Embedded Always-On Global Tax Compliance

Ask any business student what the secret to commercial success is and they’ll tell you it’s profit margin, not just sales volume. Therefore, to be good at selling things you have to excel at buying them. Usually, companies have a strong incentive to tightly manage what’s called ‘direct supplies.’ These are the raw materials and […]

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Why Our Acquisition of TrustWeaver is an Important Milestone in the Evolution of Modern Tax Software

By Andy Hovancik – President & CEO Today, we announced the acquisition of Stockholm-based TrustWeaver to create a clear leader in modern tax software. TrustWeaver has become a seal of approval for the world’s largest procure-to-pay and AP systems. This is a testament not only to the effectiveness of its e-invoicing software and integrations, but […]

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Anúncio de Sovos

Hoje nós anunciamos a aquisição da empresa sueca TrustWeaver para criar uma clara liderança na nova era de software fiscal – e expandir nossa cobertura de e-Invoicing (faturação eletrônica) a 60 países em seis continentes. Nós estamos assistindo à faturação eletrônica espalhar-se por todos os continentes, adicionando complexidade e risco ao seu processo financeiro e […]

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Un anuncio de Sovos

Hoy, anunciamos la adquisición de TrustWeaver con sede en Estocolmo, para crear un claro líder en software impositivo moderno – y expandir nuestra cobertura de facturación electrónica a 60 países en 6 continentes. Hemos visto el cumplimiento de facturación electrónica expandirse a cada continente, agregando complejidad y riesgo a tus procesos financieros claves. TrustWeaver se […]

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Answered: What Does The “Acuse de Recibo” in Colombia Mean For Your Business?

Most countries that impose an eInvoicing mandate require taxpayers to report not only issued invoices, but also eInvoices received from their suppliers. With Colombia’s eInvoicing requirement reaching all taxpayers by January 1, 2019, and many prior to that date, companies operating in Colombia are asking whether the country is following this same pattern. Inbound eInvoicing: […]

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Singapore Announces a Nationwide Framework for B2B E-Invoicing

Singapore was one of the early adopters of e-invoicing in the Asia Pacific region. Since 2008, e-invoicing has been mandated for all e-invoicing business to government (B2G) transactions. But, when it comes to B2B e-invoicing in Singapore – as a country with a legal system based on common law – has until now focused mainly […]

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eAssessments Shift Tax Power to Governments

Several nations worldwide are following in the footsteps of pioneering Latin American countries, leveraging data and automation to ensure compliance with tax regulations. Building on early requirements for VAT reporting and eFiling, many countries are now focusing on transactional data with real-time electronic accounting, ledger, invoice and receipt mandates, paving the way to reach the […]

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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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