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Posted October 15, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Romania: Further developments on B2G and B2B e-invoicing

There have been developments with respect to the B2G e-invoicing system in Romania – e-Factura -, which soon will affect also B2B e-invoicing in the country. As reported earlier, the Romanian government has been working on the launch of a pilot B2G e-invoicing system, called e-Factura, to bring B2G e-invoicing in line with the EU […]

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Posted October 15, 2021 by Coskun Antal
Egypt: New phase for e-invoicing published & new e-receipt system trial launched

According to a newly published decree (No: 443-2021), starting from 15 December 2021, joint-stock companies and investment companies in Cairo are required to join the e-invoice system, i.e. issue and register e-invoices in the invoicing system. The decision affects 3737 companies whose names are published by the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA). By April 2023, the […]

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Posted October 13, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Brazil NFe and NFCe: New validation rules enacted

The NT 2021.003 has been published and replaces the NT 2017.001. The NT regulates the fields cEAN and cEANTrib of the NFe and NFCe, along with their validation against the GTIN Register (Global Trade Item Number Register). The timeline for the implementation of the new rules is divides in two steps: First Step – Rules: […]

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Posted October 13, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Brazil: NCM table updated

The Technical Note 2016.003 has been updated and is now in version 2.10. The Technical Note changes the NCM table and is effective from October 2021. The NCM codes are part of NFe content and identify goods in Mercosul/Mercosur.

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Posted October 12, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Philippines: Go-live of e-invoicing system postponed to July 2022

A new timeline for the go-live of the Philippine e-invoicing system (EIS) was announced at the webinar held by BIR today on the 12th October. The launch of the pilot program for e-invoicing (which targets the country’s 100 largest taxpayers) has been postponed with six months, from 1 January to 1 July 2022. As part […]

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Posted October 12, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Romania: Τechnical specifications for the pilot B2G project, e-Factura, are published

On 1 October, technical specifications for the transmission of invoices to the government were published as part of a pilot B2G project, e-Factura. It is expected that e-Factura will lay the foundations for the extension of the platform for further developments and will provide the necessary know-how to develop the generalised electronic invoicing system for […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Wisconsin Publishes Updated Guide to Wage Statements and Information Returns

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently published an updated version of Publication 117, Guide to Wisconsin Wage Statements and Information Returns. This publication provides guidance and instructions for filing W-2 and 1099 returns with the Department of Revenue. There were a few updates to the publication, which are as follows: The applicable years in the […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Indiana Publishes Updated Electronic Filing Specifications for 1099 and W-2G Reports

The Indiana Department of Revenue recently published an updated version of their W-2G and 1099 Filing Requirements. This publication provides instructions and electronic filing specifications for information return reporting, specifically 1099 and W-2G records. There are two significant changes to the most recent version of this publication, which are as follows: The “B” records have […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Robert Beck
South Carolina Announces Interest Rate Remains Unchanged for Q4 2021

South Carolina recently released Information Letter #21-23, which gives the interest rates for over and underpayment of tax for the state. For Q4 of 2021, the interest rate remains unchanged at 3% for both over and underpayment of tax. The rate has been set at 3% since July 1 of 2020. To view the interest […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Robert Beck
New Mexico Interest Rate Unchanged For Fourth Quarter of 2021

New Mexico recently released an update to its 400.04 Bulletin which contains the Effective Interest Rates for Late Payment of Tax Due. The interest rate will remain at 3% for the 4th Quarter of 2021. The rate has been at 3% since July 1, 2020. To view the complete bulletin, click here.  

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Posted September 20, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Hawaii Publishes Updated Employer’s Tax Guide

The Hawaii Department of Taxation recently published an updated version of Booklet A, Employer’s Tax Guide. This publication provides guidance, filing instructions, and filing requirements for withholding tax reporting and payment obligations in Hawaii. There were several updates to the publication that will bear an effect on taxpayers with reporting and payment obligations in Hawaii, […]

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Posted September 20, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Hawaii Publishes Updated Instructions for Forms HW-14 and HW-30

The Hawaii Department of Taxation recently published an updated version of the instructions for submitting Forms HW-14 (Withholding Tax Return) and HW-30 (Employer’s Annual Transmittal of Income Tax Withheld from Wages). These instructions provide relevant information and guidance for withholding tax generally, and these forms specifically. These instructions were updated with new information regarding filing […]

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Posted September 16, 2021 by Filippa Jörnstedt
France postpones roll-out of mandatory B2B e-invoicing reform

The French Council of Ministers announced on September 15 the decision to implement a country-wide e-invoicing and e-reporting obligation according to a revised calendar: from July 1st, 2024, all companies headquartered or established in France will have to accept e-invoices from their suppliers. at the same date, issuing e-invoicing in lieu of paper will become […]

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Posted September 13, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Virginia Publishes Updated Interest Rates for Q4 2021

The Virginia Department of Taxation recently published Tax Bulletin 21-8, which provides information on interest rates applicable to withholding tax underpayments and overpayments for the fourth quarter of 2021. Virginia Code Section 58.1-15 provides that the applicable rates for both underpayments and overpayments will be 2% higher than the federal rates for the same payment […]

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Posted September 7, 2021 by Erik Wallin
Planned October Sourcing Change in Texas Enjoined by Local Court

Texas Tax Rule 3.334 was recently modified to clarify the definition of a “place of business” as it applies to local sales and use tax sourcing. It now clearly specifies that sales personnel must be present for a location to be considered a “place of business” and that a “place of business” does not include […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Poland publishes further documentation on its planned CTC reform

The Polish authorities continue to make progress on its proposed CTC e-invoicing reform, most recently with new documentation. Technical documentation and draft invoice schemas, in Polish and English, for the Polish Krajowy System e-Faktur (KSeF) have recently been published. They are made available here: https://www.gov.pl/web/kas/krajowy-system-e-faktur. In addition, changes to the draft legislation are introduced which […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Romania plans to introduce a B2B e-invoicing system

The Romanian tax administration has announced its plans to introduce a B2B e-invoicing system in the near future. The system is expected to become functional in January 2022, although this date is subject to official announcement. The intention is to work closely with industry stakeholders to develop the e-invoicing platform and eventually make a CTC […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
IRS Releases 2021 Revision of Publication 1179

The IRS released its 2021 revision of Publication 1179, the General Rules and Specifications for Substitute Forms 1096, 1098, 1099, 5498, and Certain Other Information Returns. The update has a revision date of June 28, 2021. For the most part, only minor changes have been made to the information contained within the publication. The most […]

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