Indian Power Corporation to open 168 additional online billing centres

June 15, 2012  |  Asia, Government  |  Comments Off

Driven by the success of their online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) decided to soon open another set of online payment facilities at 168 centres across India. Officials say that 168 more centres would be added in a phased manner to the already existing 32 centres

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Ladies and gentlemen: electronic invoicing in Guatemala!

June 13, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

We have paid attention to neighbouring country Mexico over and over again. But now it’s time for Guatemala to get in the limelight. The Guatemalans haven’t been sitting on their hands when it comes to electronic invoicing. Last year, the Guatemalan Tax Authority passed a bill which establishes an optional electronic invoices system called “FACE”

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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  |  Comments Off

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

June 7, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

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

May 24, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

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

May 23, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

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  |  Comments Off

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  |  Comments Off

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

May 16, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

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  |  Comments Off

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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