Ecuador Issues Resolution Mandating More Taxpayers to Comply with eInvoicing

Ramón Frias
May 31, 2018

The Ecuadorean Tax Administration (SRI) has issued a new Resolution intended to expand the obligation to issue and report electronic invoices. Resolution NAC-DGERCGC18-00000191 establishes the following schedule defining the effective dates when the new taxpayers will need to start complying with the eInvoicing mandate: 

Group Effective Date Mandated Taxpayers
1 01 Nov 2018 
  • All Importers that sell their products without transformation in the national market
2 01 Jan 2019 
  • All existing for commercial entities (for profit)
  • Suppliers of the State with gross revenues equal or above 100,000 US dollars
  • Sellers of new vehicles
  • Sellers of used vehicles and heavy duty vehicles
  • Individuals and Commercial NPOs (Organizaciones de Economia Popular) with Gross revenues between 200,000 and 300,000 US dollars per year
  • Retailers of Liquid Fuels
3 01 Jan 2020 
  • Individuals and Commercial NPOs (Organizaciones de Economia Popular) with Gross revenues between 100,000 and 200,000 US dollars per year
  • Wholesalers and Retailers of Liquefied Gas (GLP)
  • Any entity not included in previous Groups that issues invoices to the government for 1000 dollars or more, will be required to issue electronic invoice
4 Within a year of starting operations
  • All new companies, not included in the previous groups

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Ramón Frias

Ramon is a Tax Counsel on the Regulatory Analysis team at Sovos. He is licensed to practice law in the Dominican Republic and is a member of the Dominican Bar Association. He has a Certificate Degree from Harvard University as well as a J.D. from the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo. Ramon has written a number of essays about tax administration and has won the first prize in the international essays contest sponsored by the Inter American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT). Prior to joining Sovos, Ramon worked for more than 10 years in the Department of Revenue of the Dominican Republic where he served as Deputy Director. He is proficient in French and Spanish.
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