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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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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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European Parliament says its bit about e-invoicing

The European Commission is setting “strict” deadlines. E-procurement, for example; the public sector has to make the transfer not later than 2016. Looking at the heat that’s coming from this topic, it is not so surprising that the European parliamentarians are now of the opinion that they should have a say in the matter as well

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A strategy for European e-Procurement. Is e-invoicing next? [11 FAQ’s]

May 22, 2012  |  Europe, Government, Legal

We mentioned that the European Commission wants to mandate e-procurement across all Europe institutions and Member States. And even thought he European Parliament has to vote on this proposal, it is highly interesting. First, because this initiative can be a solid driver for e-invoicing adoption. And second, because this approach...

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Taiwan slowly but surely says its goodbyes to paper transactions

May 18, 2012  |  Asia, Electronic Invoicing, Government

In 2000 the Taiwanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) launched its plan to promote electronic invoices. “We now have an e-invoice integration platform on the internet, where all transaction information is saved and can be retrieved,” said Su Chun-jung, director-general of the Financial Data Centre

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EU: 18 DGs, EU Agencies and Institutions adopt eInvoicing using e-PRIOR

This is the first wave of the eInvoicing roll-out in all DGs, Agencies and Institutions that started with a few suppliers in 2009. The adoption of eInvoicing continues to grow. By the end of 2012, all 49 Directorate-Generals of the Commission and Executive Agencies will be using eInvoicing with IT contractors

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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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Largest Israeli port adopts electronic invoicing

In April 2012 Haifa Port launched a new service which will deliver invoices digitally and securely to all clients who choose to join. Those who want to take advantage of the service will be able to view PDF invoices in their mailbox on the Computerized Trading Processes in the Maritime Community site

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EU Commission wants mandatory e-procurement in all Member States by 2016

May 9, 2012  |  Europe, Government, Legal

We sure didn’t see that one coming: The European Commission decided that all public sector buyers will be required to carry out procurement electronically by 2016. By setting this deadline for mandatory e-procurement, a massive €100 billion should be saved annually across the EU from the even more staggering €2 trillion procurement spend across the EU

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E-invoicing in Russia: ready, set, go!

May 9, 2012  |  Adoption, Government

After years of development the Russian administration decided on 11 April 2012 to fully embrace e-invoicing. However, a strict set of rules has been compiled for those who are brave enough to step into the twenty-first century

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