E-invoicing Flashback: hot topics in 2008 [part 1]

It was Spanish philosopher George Santayana who said that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. In other words, if we do not study the past and learn from it, we will make the same mistakes over and over again. We believe that the same goes for e-invoicing, so we’re taking a trip down memory lane.

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Participate in the revision of UN Recommendation 14 on Electronic Signature

August 28th, 2012 by in Legal, Publications, Research, Standards

UN/CEFACT has validated a revision of Recommendation 14. It was originally drafted in 1979 and is in serious need of updating. Lance Thompson has been confirmed as chair for coordination of this revision work. Any experts in the field, who are interested in participating, please contact him a message via LinkedIn with your contact details.

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Costa Rican Chinchilla mandates e-invoicing for professional services

To cut down on tax evasion, doctors, lawyers, accountants, engineers, dentists, and other professionals have to issue electronic invoices later this year. Especially these job types are addressed, because they show the highest rates of tax evasion. It is one of the measures announced by the Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla (#nokidding).

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New member for E-invoicing Platform: eBillingHub

We are happy to announce that eBillingHub is the latest player in the field of e-invoicing to have joined the ranks of the E-invoicing Platform. eBillingHub is a pioneer and leader in e-billing with proven solutions that help law firms quickly and effectively respond to client demand for electronic invoicing.

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The E-invoicing Checklist: It’s issuing time! [part 10]

August 24th, 2012 by in Electronic Invoicing, Publications

Time flies when you’re having fun. Part 10 already in our E-invoicing Checklist series. What else is there to teach you? Lots! How to engage with your customers, for example. This step involves sending, exchanging or provisioning the e-invoice towards the receiving party: your customer.

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CSR allows OB10 to extend their e-invoicing network Down Under

CSR wants to be regarded as a company that is easy to do business with by its suppliers and e-Invoicing is a key part of this goal. That is why they decided to start with e-invoicing. For that they selected OB10 to offer electronic invoicing to its 10,000 suppliers.

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Datacert and eBillingHub create one-stop shop for law firms

The legal e-billing market is complicated business, according to both eBillingHub and Datacert. Law firms often struggle with the challenge of managing electronic invoice submissions across an ever-widening range of vendors. Enough reason for eBillingHub and Datacert to team up. The idea is to improve the e-billing experience for their joint law firm clients.

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4 ISO20022 myths debunked

August 23rd, 2012 by in Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Payment

As from 1 February 2014, SEPA will replace all local payment systems. Also the overall majority of regular payments and collections in the euro zone will have to be processed as a SEPA payment as of 1 February 2014. Despite, or perhaps due to, the increased interest in ISO 20022 some myths were born. Time to take a look at these myths and debunk them.

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Liaison and Hubspan address customer needs together

What if you get the unique opportunity to capture a leadership position in your company’s field of operation? You grab it with both hands. This is exactly what Liaison Technologies did with the acquisition of Hubspan. This fits well with the company’s focus on the customer, according to CEO Rob Renner.

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Terrible online billing function drives customer mad [funny]

August 22nd, 2012 by in Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe

In Utopia all goes well. Including e-billing. The last time we checked, we don’t live in Utopia. But in the real world. And in the real world even e-billing has its hick-ups. This business customer of a mobile phone company with a red and white logo, explains in a funny way how the online billing function drives him mad.

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