Regulatory Analysis


 
Posted January 10, 2022 by Enis Gencer
Romania: High-risk products are defined as part of the new e-invoicing framework

We have previously reported that as of 1 July 2022, Romanian taxpayers will be required to use the CTC e-invoicing system e-factura (regardless of whether or not the recipients are registered in the Romanian e-Invoice register), for B2B transactions involving products with high fiscal risks. The National Agency For Fiscal Administration has today issued an […]

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Posted January 4, 2022 by Enis Gencer
Poland: Clarifying e-invoicing legislation published

The legislation on the use of KSeF, which the Ministry of Finance presented in November as a draft regulation, was published in Poland’s Official Gazette on 30 December. The published regulation includes provisions regarding the following topics: Categories of authorizations Methods of granting, changing, or withdrawing authorizations to use the KSeF Information required to be […]

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Posted December 17, 2021 by Coskun Antal
Serbia: Go-live date for e-invoicing likely to be postponed until May 2022

The Serbian Minister of Finance has announced that the Law on Electronic Invoicing will be amended to delay the go-live for mandatory B2G e-invoicing. Both private sector suppliers and public sector buyers are given an additional period until 1 May to prepare before being required to issue and receive B2G e-invoices. These proposed changes are […]

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Posted December 17, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Italy: FatturaPA for cross-border flows postponed

Previously due to replace the Esterometro in January 2022, the FatturaPA for cross-border flows has been postponed until July 2022. The Italian authorities have not published further details, therefore the status quo remains. In practice, this means that: – Esterometro must still be used for reporting outbound and inbound cross-border transactions until 30 June 2022; […]

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Posted December 16, 2021 by Filippa Jörnstedt
Chinese e-invoicing pilot extended to Shanghai as of December 2021

The Chinese e-invoicing pilot program, which has gradually been expanded in its new form since January 2021, has now welcomed a new batch of cities into the program. The updated version of the Chinese CTC e-invoicing pilot program, which is intended to allow businesses to issue e-invoices as well as to receive and verify them […]

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Posted December 16, 2021 by Enis Gencer
Turkey: The Turkish Revenue Authority (TRA) published two announcements

TRA published an announcement which provides updates on the UBL-TR Guide and E-Fatura package on 25 November 2021. According to the announcement; A new code (337) was added to the complete list of exemption codes in the UBL-TR guide. A code (650) was removed from the list of codes (page 13) in the UBL-TR guide. […]

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Posted December 16, 2021 by Coskun Antal
Egypt: New phase for e-invoicing published

According to a newly published decree (No: 619-2021), second group of companies registered at the Joint-Stock Department and Investment Department in Cairo are required to join the e-invoice system as of 15 February 2022. This decision was preceded by decree (No:443-2021) in September which obliged the first group of registered companies at the Joint-Stock Department […]

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Posted December 7, 2021 by Robert Pelletier
EU Member States Consider Proposal for Council Directive Regarding Reduced VAT Rates

It is expected that EU finance ministers will adopt a proposed revision to the EU VAT Directive at the upcoming Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting on 7 December 2021. The amendment would amend the list in Annex III of the VAT Directive of products and services eligible for a reduced VAT rate. The proposal, […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Ramón Frias
ARGENTINA: The AFIP informs of the New Simplified Export System for Small Taxpayers

The Argentinean tax administration (AFIP), along with the Customs Administration (DGA) and the Productive Development Ministry, has informed that effective November 1, 2021, the new “Exporta Simple 2.0” Platform is in full production mode. According to the news release from the AFIP, the main changes under this new version of the system are related to […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Ramón Frias
URUGUAY: Versions 22.2 of the Technical Standard and 1.41.2 of the XSD are now in Production

The tax administration of Uruguay (DGI) has informed the latest versions of the technical standard, and the XSD of the electronic invoice that previously were in testing status, are now being considered as officially published, meaning that they are now in production mode. The new version can be found here.

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Ramón Frias
COSTA RICA: New Version 4.4 of the Electronic Invoice

The Costa Rican tax administration has released a project of New Version 4.4 of the Electronic Invoice of the Country. This project of a new version would become effective (probably) in January or February 2022 if approved as originally proposed.

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Ramón Frias
COLOMBIA: Implementation of Technical Documentation for the Electronic Invoice for the Healthcare sector postponed

The Ministry of Healthcare of Colombia (MINISTRO DE SALUD Y PROTECCIÓN SOCIAL) has issued a new resolution postponing the effective date for the implementation of the technical documentation related to the electronic invoice for the health care sector. Based on the provisions of Art. 1 Resolution 506/2021 as modified by the provisions of Resolution 1526/2021, […]

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Posted December 3, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Italy: FatturaPA for cross-border flows to be postponed

The FatturaPA was expected to replace the Esterometro in January 2022. However, a last-minute addition to the country’s 2022 budget law might postpone the requirement until July 2022. The legislative process is ongoing, which means that the postponement is possible, but not officially decided.

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Posted November 30, 2021 by Coskun Antal
Greece myDATA: New schema and new API documentation (v1.04) have been published

The IAPR published new schema and API documentation (v1.0.4) for the myDATA eBooks. The changes implementing Decision A 1156/2021 (which amends the myDATA Law, 1138/2020) include: 1. A new fee code and new types of expense classification codes. 2. New “Combinations of Classifications” which explain the relation between Expense/Income Classification Type and Category. 3. New […]

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Posted November 29, 2021 by Enis Gencer
Turkey Expands Scope of E-Documents

The Turkish Revenue Administration (TRA) published a Draft Communique that includes significant changes to the Tax Procedure Law General Communique No. 509, which initially aimed to unify all e-document regulations when it was published in October 2019. With the Draft Communique, the TRA will lower the current gross sales revenue threshold for mandatory e-fatura and […]

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Posted November 23, 2021 by Gabriel Pezzato
Italy: New technical specifications published

Italy has published a new Provvedimento containing updates in the technical specifications of the FatturaPA. The new technical specifications eliminate mentions to Esterometro, introduce new codes for the AltriDatiGestinali block, and include new validations. The Provvedimento also clarifies that reporting cross-border invoice data through a FatturaPA is optional if a bolletta doganale had been issued, […]

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Posted November 18, 2021 by Ramón Frias
Bolivia: Tax Administration Issues a New Invoicing Regulation

The Bolivian tax administration of Bolivia (SNI) has issued the Resolution RND-102100000011, which regulates the new invoicing regime of the country. This new provision not only establishes the regulatory framework for electronic invoices, but also for all other types of physical invoices and the conditions for issuance, delivery, validation and archiving of those documents. According […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Ramón Frias
Paraguay: New Timeline for Implementation of the e-Invoicing Mandate

The tax administration of Paraguay (SET) has issued a new resolution 95/2021 establishing the deadlines for certain taxpayers to start issuing electronic invoices and for others to join to the voluntary program that has been running for a while. According to this new resolution, all taxpayers that are part of the pilot program as indicated […]

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