EC Sets another e-procurement example: PEPPOL and e-Prior available as open source

July 13, 2012  |  E-procurement, Europe, Featured Articles, Government  |  Comments Off

e-Procurement should become the rule, not the exception. That’s why the European Parliament and the Council are considering a reform bill that should make e-Procurement the standard, throughout the EU, by mid-2016. And to set an example it is making its software for electronic procurement available as open source. This includes Open e-Prior and Open Peppol.

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An overview of 56 Government E-invoicing initiatives. Anything missing here? [UPDATE]

Paul Turner provided us with an overview of 56 B2G or Government E-invoicing initiatives. Some of the countries already mandated B2G e-invoicing. Others haven’t. Please take a look at the impressive list (in alphabetical order) and let us know if you thinks something is missing or wrong:

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London Borough of Camden uses RBS’s Accounts Payable e-Invoicing service to the max

June 26, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

As part of a project to streamline purchase to pay operations, the London Borough of Camden is using RBS’s Accounts Payable e-Invoicing service. 90 per cent of the 4,300 suppliers got on-board, creating a ROI of below twelve months

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8 top quoted reasons for mandating Goverment E-invoicing

June 26, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Featured Articles, Government  |  Comments Off

Why does a government mandated (or promote) E-invoicing? Paul Turner from Basware attempted to summarize the key reasons quoted by the various governments for mandating (or encouraging) electronic invoicing. Read more

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Mexico: 9 top tips to make your ERP system CFDI proof

June 25, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Government, Legal, North America  |  Comments Off

The most overlooked effort in any Mexico e-Invoicing project is the ERP configuration work based on the CFDI requirements. Underneath is a list of [10] things you should take a look when starting with e-invoicing in, towards and from Mexico.

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Almost all Polish Banks have implemented Invoobill

June 24, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Government, Payment  |  Comments Off

Poland is clearly taking its responsibility to support the European Commission’s aim to make e-invoicing commonplace by 2020. A few weeks ago we mentioned the Polish E-invoicing Alliance. This time InvooBill gets featured: a loal Polish e-invoicing system created by the national Polish clearinghouse, Krajowa Iza Rozliczeniowa (KIR).

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And the winning e-invoice / e-bill is… [drumroll]

June 23, 2012  |  Asia, Featured Articles, Government  |  Comments Off

We were struck by something very interesting while doing research for an article on Taiwanese e-invoicing. Apparently, Taiwan has a uniform invoice lottery. It is a from of state lottery managed by the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The primary goal is to prevent tax evasion by businesses. What a great idea…

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Itella and Finland State Treasury sign EUR 8 million deal

June 22, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

Itella Information and the State Treasury signed a contract worth over EUR 8 million. The new contract will allow the State Treasury to seamlessly continue its transition to electronic invoice forwarding and thus make operational and financial savings. It is believed that Finnish taxpayers will ultimately benefit from this.

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Republica Federativa do Brasil’s global e-invoicing

June 21, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Government, Latin America  |  Comments Off

E-invoicing in Brazil. It isn’t a walk in the park. The Brazilian tax authority rules with a mailed fist, imposing a defined electronic standard format that all companies have to abide by. Want to be tax compliant? The “Nota Fiscal Eletrônica” (NF-e) is the only way to go in Brazil

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Estonian Post subsidiary eArvekeskus shows eightfold grow in one year

June 20, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government, Research  |  Comments Off

The Estonian Post daughter eArvekeskus (eInvoicing Centre) has shown an eightfold growth in volume over the past year. And it has been operating for just three years now. Currently more than 1.200 corporate customers and local governments signed up with the eArvekeskus (eInvoicing Centre)

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