The Greek myDATA mandate has been postponed once again, this time to January 2022. Until that date the framework remains voluntary. This deferral does not change the date of mandatory POS reporting requirement, which must still be completed by November 2021.
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 […]
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 […]
Spain’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has published a draft law for the creation and growth of companies in the country that includes the introduction of mandatory B2B e-invoicing obligations for all companies and freelancers. More information can be found in our blog.
The Sinief Agreement 14/21 introduced changes in the NF3e framework. The Agreement established a deadline for the transmission of the NF3e issued in contingency mode, which must be transmitted immediately after the end of the contingency scenario. It also introduced the contingency scenario during the use of mobile equipment of electricity consumption reading when such […]
The Sinief Agreement (Ajuste Sinief) 17/21 postponed the requirement for an NFCe to be uniquely identified by an identifier comprising the CNPJ (tax id) of the issuer, number, series and issuance type until 5 September 2022. Previously expected to be enforced in 1st September 2021, the requirement was delayed by one year. The States of […]
The Sinief Agreement (Ajuste Sinief 12/21) postponed the implementation of codes used in e-invoices for classification of transactions (eg. taxed, partially taxed, exempt, non-taxed etc), and identification of taxation regime and type of supply (eg: sales of gas to final customers). Previously expected to be enforced in 1 Jan 2022, the Agreement effectively impacts the […]
Brazil’s tax authorities delayed the inclusion of the CNPJ (tax ID) of the intermediary or agent in commercial transactions performed in a physical or virtual environment. The publication of version 1.30 of the Technical Note (NT) 2020.006 implements the Sinief Agreements (Ajustes Sinief) 19/21 and 20/21, postponing the content requirement for NFes and NFCes, respectively.
Progress has been made in the roll-out of the Polish CTC (continuous transaction control) system, Krajowy System of e-Faktur. In June, the Ministry of Finance announced it had reviewed all comments submitted by the public and Polish ministers on the CTC system and decided to take certain actions, including introducing a testing phase for the […]
Once again, Portugal published a ministerial order de facto amending the timeline for the implementation of its B2G electronic invoice mandate. According to the Despacho 260/2021-XXII, the Portuguese public administration will continue to accept B2G invoices in PDF format until 31 December 2021.
On August 1, 2019, the state of Kerala, India imposed a two-year Flood Cess of 1% on B2C intrastate supplies on most goods and services subject to GST. The Flood Cess is set to expire on August 1, 2021. The implementing regulation can be found here.
Ever since the introduction of mandatory e-invoicing in India, B2C transactions have been excluded from the scope of mandatory e-invoicing. For these transactions specifically, there is a separate requirement: taxpayers with an annual threshold of 500 Cr. rupees or more must include a self-generated dynamic QR code on B2C invoices. Even though this requirement was […]
Supplies between Italy and San Marino are accompanied by a set of customs obligations. After the introduction of the Italian e-invoicing mandate in 2019, Italy and San Marino started negotiations to expand the use of e-invoices in cross-border transactions between the two countries. Those negotiations are now complete and the details are available. More information […]
On 28 June 2021 the Greek Ministry of Finance announced that the myDATA mandate has been postponed to autumn 2021. This is due to the adverse financial impact of the pandemic on businesses and the country. The phased roll-out begins in September 2021 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2021. Retroactive reporting of […]
The Turkish Revenue Administration (TRA) has published updated guidelines on the cancellation and objection of e-fatura and e-arsiv invoices. Two different guidelines are updated: the guidelines on the notification of cancellation and objection of e-fatura, and the guidelines on the notification of cancellation and objection of e-arsiv. The updated guidelines aim to inform taxable persons […]
Russia is introducing a new system for traceability of certain goods that will come into effect on 1 July 2021. Federal Law No. 371-FZ will amend the Russian Tax Code to introduce the new procedure for the traceability system, which will bring with it the introduction of mandatory e-invoicing for taxpayers dealing with traceable goods. […]
The German Bundesrechnungshof (Federal Audit Office), which is a independent judiciary body that advises various government bodies through non-legally binding recommendations, recently proposed to the Ministry of Finance that a real-time reporting system leveraging blockchain technology would be an efficient system to combat VAT fraud and reduce the VAT loss in Germany which is estimated […]
The Portuguese tax authority clarified obligations for non-resident companies. In principle, companies that are not resident but have a VAT registration in the country should comply with domestic VAT rules (which includes issuing e-invoices through certified software). The tax authority also clarified other obligations such as circumstances that require or dismiss a VAT registration, indication […]