Archive for Government

Taiwan slowly but surely says its goodbyes to paper transactions

May 18, 2012  |  Asia, Electronic Invoicing, Government

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

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

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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Largest Israeli port adopts electronic invoicing

In April 2012 Haifa Port launched a new service which will deliver invoices digitally and securely to all clients who choose to join. Those who want to take advantage of the service will be able to view PDF invoices in their mailbox on the Computerized Trading Processes in the Maritime Community site

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EU Commission wants mandatory e-procurement in all Member States by 2016

May 9, 2012  |  Europe, Government, Legal

We sure didn’t see that one coming: The European Commission decided that all public sector buyers will be required to carry out procurement electronically by 2016. By setting this deadline for mandatory e-procurement, a massive €100 billion should be saved annually across the EU from the even more staggering €2 trillion procurement spend across the EU

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E-invoicing in Russia: ready, set, go!

May 9, 2012  |  Adoption, Government

After years of development the Russian administration decided on 11 April 2012 to fully embrace e-invoicing. However, a strict set of rules has been compiled for those who are brave enough to step into the twenty-first century

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Basware allows for e-invoicing via PEPPOL

That said, Basware’s customers now can send and receive PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices and documents to customers and suppliers. Staples Finland, a key supplier of office and industrial supplies to government agencies, has become one of the first companies to start using PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices

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Norway to accept only e-invoices as from 1 July 2012

Is it okay to mandate e-invoicing? That is one of the most debated issues when it comes to e-invoicing adoption. As of July 1st the Norwegian government decide tot only accept invoices from suppliers in electronic format. And also it has appointed service provider EVRY as a formal access point for all invoices in EHF format

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Ireland launches Government E-invoicing project

February 10, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government

It will take two months to complete. The objective after the pilot: a paperless billing system that operates across the public sector, that cuts down on red tape and cuts down on costs

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Compulsory B2G electronic invoicing in Denmark as from 1-12-2011

December 28, 2011  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government

Will this be “carrot” or is it the '”whip” to kick-start einvoicing in Denmark? Even more important: how many companies and public organisations will actually connect to the B2G service?

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