Archive for Legal

Ecuador starts with mandatory e-invoicing as from 2014

In 2012 the Ecuadorian government performed an e-invoicing pilot with 20 companies. To make the public familiar with the mandatory e-invoicing procedure this year (2013) the tax office provides training from February to June through virtual classrooms and on site in regional tax offices. This is how the Ecuadorian mandatory e-invoicing systems works....

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How to comply with the South African Revenue Service’s e-invoicing obligations

January 31, 2013  |  Africa, Electronic Invoicing, Legal

South African E-invoicing is not free from regulation. No Mister! Several applicable regulations must be considered and complied with in order for e-invoices to be lawfully binding. South African E-invoices will be valid in law and binding if the following legal requirements prescribed under the ECT Act are met.

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France transposes new EU E-invoicing Directive to national law

January 30, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Legal

We all thought that as the new EU E-invoicing Directive came in to force on January 1st, 2013 it would immediately apply to all member states of the EU. Well, to be true; not quite. The way it works in France is that it requires a national law to affirm that a EU law comes into effect. And the French just did.

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eBillingHub partners with Innovation Software for state of the art legal e-billing

January 29, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Legal, North America

eBillingHub today announced a partnership with Innovation Software. The integration of the two systems should deliver a state of the art, unified and cost-effective billing and collections solution for law firm clients. Innovation Software’s I4G 360° software now integrates with SaaS electronic billing solution by eBillingHub.

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Bount International expands rollout of Invoiceware into Mexico

January 29, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Legal

Blount International brought in Invoiceware International in 2009 for sending and receiving Nota Fiscal XML formats required by the Brazilian tax authority. With success, because Blount chose to expand their rollout of Invoiceware into Mexico to comply with the CFDI v3.2 mandates.

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E&Y asks you: Russian Electronic invoicing; is it time to act?

January 21, 2013  |  Asia, Electronic Invoicing, Legal

The ability to issue and receive VAT invoices in electronic format will likely bring a number of advantages to Russian VAT taxpayers, including improved cash flow and more efficient VAT compliance. At the same time, VAT taxpayers should addressed the Russian risks to minimize disruption to the business and the risk of errors and penalties. Just to be sure...

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Oh MIA, oh my, another E-invoicing Model Interoperability Agreement!

The good thing about EESPA’s MIA is that it provides for a standardised bilateral agreement for use by service providers with their chosen service provider partners. The bad thing seems to be that the MIA is only released to its members. That seems quite the opposite to the mission statement.

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No more SAP Brazil NF and Mexico CFDI compliance problems for Brown-Forman

December 12, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Legal

It’s so easy for things to get out of hand when you're dealing with the e-invoicing regulations in Brazil and Mexico. That’s why Brown-Forman utilises the Invoiceware International network to manage their electronic invoicing processes in Brazil and Mexico.

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GXS’s Active Invoices is tax-compliant in Mexico and Brazil

GXS announced that it has expanded e-invoicing compliance for its Active Invoices with Compliance (AIC) to Mexico and Brazil. The Software as a Service (SaaS) solution’s global tax compliance footprint now includes 41 countries across 5 continents. And e-invoicing within some of these countries happens to be subject to strict rules and standards.

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eBillingHub’s masterclass on legal e-billing

November 27, 2012  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Legal

Based on eBillingHub’s analysis, there is no indication that the complexity in legal e-billing is going away any time soon. Especially when clients are moving to e-billing faster with less preparation. What to do, what to do. Well, you could start by reading these five eBillingHub best practices.

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