URUGUAY: DGI Introduces Several Changes to the Electronic Invoicing System of the Country

Ramón Frias
July 21, 2020

The tax administration of Uruguay (DGI) has announced several changes to the electronic invoicing system of the country, by releasing a new version of the technical documentation required to comply with that mandate. These new changes include the modification of existing fields and new fields that will be required for validation of the electronic invoices and related documents that are mandatory in the process, such as the Daily Consolidated Summary of Invoices, the Acknowledgement or Reception of invoices, and the standard XSD files, among others. According to the information provided by the DGI, these new changes are not immediately mandatory but will soon be. 

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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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