Murcian Health Service ready to receive e-invoices via EDICOM

August 22, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

Through the Murcia Region portal, the Murcian Health Service now offers its suppliers a platform for the processing of invoices by electronic means, fulfilling the criteria of Law 25/2013, such as the receipt of invoices in Facturae 3.2 format and the creation of a general point of entry for invoices, where the documents will be received and registered.

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Amexipac expands services to electronic accounting

August 19, 2014  |  Adoption, Compliance, Digitalisation, Latin America  |  Comments Off

According to Nelly Maldonado, the management of electronic accounting files allows for better controls and greater confidentiality of information. He also believes that it will lead to an increase in productivity and competitiveness, as it allows users to better manage the financial information business, and leverage data to make strategic decisions.

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Calculating the ROI for EDI

Research makes clear that most of the pressure to adopt EDI comes from customers towards suppliers. Higher ROI is in second place. For SME suppliers this can be tricky. Big customer sets EDI as mandatory requirement to do business but technical understanding what EDI means practically and what the benefits of using EDI are not clear.

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CloudTrade Clears Invoice Mountain for

July 25, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

The number of invoices has become unmanageable for to deal with and a backlog of invoices built up. A traditional e-invoicing solution wasn’t an option for as many of their suppliers are unable to provide XML or EDI invoices and send PDF invoices instead. They needed to find a way to automatically extract the data out of these PDFs and entering it into their ERP system. And that is where CloudTrade came in…..

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Mexican e-invoicing adoption up 300 percent in 6 months

July 22, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government, Latin America  |  Comments Off

During the first half of the year, the growth in the number of issuers of electronic billing taxpayers increased by more than 300% compared to 2013. The reason for this steep rise is of course that as from 1 April 2014, electronic invoices are the only way to go in Mexico.
Countries that have mandated the use of advanced electronic invoices (compared to PDF einvoices and alike) have seen remarkable advances in more efficient tax collection and anti VAT fraud protection.

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Belgium government receives first ever UBL e-invoice

July 21, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Interoperability  |  Comments Off

At the initiative of the Minister Olivier Chastel and the Secretary of State Hendrik Bogaert, the Belgian federal authorities this week received their first non-PDF UBL electronic invoice.
The non-PDF UBL e-invoice was sent by Electrabel via “Mercurius”, which is a centralized platform for receiving electronic invoices. Electronic invoices received via this platform are automatically integrated into Fedcom, the accounting system of the Belgian Federal Public Services.

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News flash: Kenyan Water Bills to Be Sent Via Sms

July 18, 2014  |  Adoption, Africa, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

The Kenyan Water and Sewerage Company will no longer send clients hard copy bills through the post office but will be sending it via text messages.In a notice issued by its management they stated to use e-billing via the mobile handsets or e-mails.The service begins in August. The company urged customers to update mobile phone numbers and other contacts in the company.

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Cegedim my-invoice: e-invoicing for French SOHO and SME's

Cegedim my-invoice: e-invoicing for French SOHO and SME’s

July 9, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing  |  Comments Off

Cegedim, a global leader in paperless Europe, introduced MY-Invoice in 2012. It is an electronic invoicing solution especially tailored to service the specific needs of SOHO and SME’s that are looking for an easy to implement solution that ensure secure exchanges with their clients. In other words: A simple and reliable paperless solution that optimizes the customer-supplier relationship.

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Spain decentralises B2G e-invoicing entry points. Facturae helps out

July 9, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

New Spanish legislation allows for national, regional and local public administrations to have their own general point of entry for electronic billing. And also refers to the interoperability of services with the billing systems of suppliers. The aim of these steps is to provide greater protection for suppliers. Facturae takes this to the next level.

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Germany releases exhaustive B2G e-invoicing implementation guidelines

July 8, 2014  |  Adoption, E-procurement, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Legal  |  Comments Off

On May 26, 2014 European directive on electronic invoicing in e-procurement came into force. The new directive makes it mandatory for public authorities to receive and process electronic invoices in public procurement.
This guide is intended to provide a sound basis for the measures necessary to implement the Directive. It is a comprehensive compendium on the use of electronic invoicing in public procurement.

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