Portugal: Mandatory B2G invoicing for SME’s postponed again

Kelly Muniz
July 7, 2022

In a recent move, the Portuguese parliament has once again postponed the implementation of mandatory B2G e-invoicing for small, medium and microenterprises. The mandate has been postponed before and was previously set to become effective on 1 July 2022. With the change published in Law Decree 42-A/2022, of 30 June 2022, the postponement now means that B2G invoicing only becomes mandatory for SME’s on 1 January 2023.

The reason for this change is that, after extending the deadline for acceptance of electronic invoices in PDF until 31 December 2022, the Portuguese government considered it important to also extend the deadline for receiving and processing B2G electronic invoices for micro, small and medium-sized companies until 31 December 2022.

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Kelly Muniz

Kelly Muniz is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Based in Stockholm and originally from Brazil, Kelly earned a Bachelor’s degree in Law in her home country, where she worked as a licensed lawyer. She also holds a Master’s degree in EU Business Law from Lund University in Sweden.
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