Belgium: Rumors surrounding timeline for mandatory B2B e-invoicing indicate that draft legislation is on the way

Filippa Jörnstedt
February 22, 2022

In October 2021, the Belgian Minister of Finance, Vincent Van Peteghem announced the government’s intention to extend the existing B2G e-invoicing obligation to cover also B2B transactions. Since then, no more details or formal information has been communicated by the government or relevant public authorities.

Recent rumours circulating on the timeline for entry into force however indicate that the legislative proposal for the B2B e-invoicing mandate is expected to be presented during the course 2022, with the following implementation phases likely beginning in 2023. The draft framework is expected to specify the timeline of application and technical details of the mandatory B2B e-invoicing system.

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Filippa Jörnstedt

Filippa Jörnstedt is a Regulatory Counsel at Sovos TrustWeaver. Based in Stockholm, Filippa’s background is in international e-invoicing compliance and global regulatory developments. Fluent in English, Italian, French, Romanian and her native tongue Swedish, Filippa earned her degree in Law from Lund University in Sweden.
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