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Itella and Finland State Treasury sign EUR 8 million deal

June 22, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government

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

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

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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Indian Power Corporation to open 168 additional online billing centres

June 15, 2012  |  Asia, Government

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!

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

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

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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