Archive for Adoption

Banks will ultimately benefit from e-invoicing savings

June 8, 2012  |  Adoption, Publications

The adoption of e-invoicing is still a hot potato. Celent writes in its latest report “The Opportunity for E-Invoicing” that the level of penetration is still below 10% in most countries. The report examines why e-invoicing remains a relatively untapped area of opportunity for businesses, with a focus on the banking industry

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How is the EU e-invoicing forum getting along? Have you noticed anything yet? [UPDATE]

June 7, 2012  |  Adoption, Europe, Government

It is been almost a year from now since the birth of the EU E-invoicing Forum. And as its first birthday is coming nearer and nearer, we asked ourselves how the Forum is getting along and what it has achieved so far. We did receive rumours and information that some of the stakeholders are a bit disappointed about the achievements of the forum so far

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Romania starts e-invoicing project. With EU Funding

The Romanian Ministry of Communications will launch together with the Ministry of Finance and NAFA a pilot project where companies will be able to fill out online forms for reimbursement of VAT

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ComReg forces Vodafone to let customers decide on e-billing adoption

June 7, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Legal

Vodafone was forced to propose a comprehensive and proactive programme of customer communications, covering all of the customers affected, so as to verify customer preferences and agreement regarding the type of billing that they wish to receive, in accordance with the principles of consumer choice and consent

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3 “easy” steps in Metso’s global e-invoicing transformation

June 6, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing

Centralising the Accounts Payable functions and implementing automated e-invoicing is hard work, but do not despair! Global organisation Metso did exactly this, showing you that it is not an impossible task to go digital. What steps did Metso have to take to get where they are today?

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China issues guidelines to promote e-commerce and e-invoicing

June 5, 2012  |  Adoption, Asia, Electronic Invoicing

The guidelines are necessary as data showed that the number of e-invoices had increased by 40% in 2009 from 2005. In the past, the cost of handling an invoice was about €30 (US$39.70). After the e-invoice system is implemented, the savings are expected to reach up to 80%

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Step-by-Step Guide to AP E-invoicing and Supplier On boarding

No two on boarding projects are the same. The primary aim of any on boarding project is to get as many suppliers converted as possible. However most organisations have a supplier base that consists of large, medium and small companies, and all of these companies will use different finance systems and send varying invoice volumes

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Ricoh’s innovative concept: Clickable Paper

May 30, 2012  |  Adoption, Events, Invoice Automation

Clickable Paper is a new planned cross-media service. It allows consumers to point an iPhone or Android smartphone at any printed surface and receive related online content. We believe that Clickable Paper, a service to link paper to digital information, can contribute to the adoption of e-invoicing

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Austria mandates structured e-invoicing as from 1 January 2014

A new Law had passed in the Austrian Parliament. As from 1 January 2014 this law impacts the way you send e-invoices to the Federal Austrian Government. From then if you deliver goods or Services to the federal Austrian Government, you have to send it as structured e-invoices

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Macedonia’s first steps to e-invoicing

May 16, 2012  |  Adoption, Europe, Government

The introduction of e-invoicing is on top of Macedonia’s to-do list in 2012. The Tax Policy Department and its Working Group have been assigned to fulfil this important task. They are technically supported by USAID through the Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) program

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