8 top quoted reasons for mandating Goverment E-invoicing

June 26, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Featured Articles, Government  |  Comments Off

Why does a government mandated (or promote) E-invoicing? Paul Turner from Basware attempted to summarize the key reasons quoted by the various governments for mandating (or encouraging) electronic invoicing. Read more

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County holds contest to boost electronic filing. Customer loyalty is the big winner

June 15, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, North America  |  Comments Off

To promote the Allen County Treasurer's online payment plan options and electronic billing, a drawing for $250 was held for everyone who signed up for one of these options by May 31. The contest led to a 20% increase in electronic billing enrolment. A big win for customer loyalty

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Czech Telefonica to charge for paper bills. Customer loyalty down the drain

June 15, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  6 Comments

Telefonica Czech Republic has decide tot automatically set up electronic invoices for new customers or customers activating new services as from 01 July 2012. And because of that change customers still wish to receive a paper bill will be charged CZK 10 each time. Away with customer loyalty

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Ladies and gentlemen: electronic invoicing in Guatemala!

June 13, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

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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Banks will ultimately benefit from e-invoicing savings

June 8, 2012  |  Adoption, Publications  |  Comments Off

The adoption of e-invoicing is still a hot potato. Celent writes in its latest report “The Opportunity for E-Invoicing” that the level of penetration is still below 10% in most countries. The report examines why e-invoicing remains a relatively untapped area of opportunity for businesses, with a focus on the banking industry

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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  |  Comments Off

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

June 7, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

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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ComReg forces Vodafone to let customers decide on e-billing adoption

June 7, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Legal  |  Comments Off

Vodafone was forced to propose a comprehensive and proactive programme of customer communications, covering all of the customers affected, so as to verify customer preferences and agreement regarding the type of billing that they wish to receive, in accordance with the principles of consumer choice and consent

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3 “easy” steps in Metso’s global e-invoicing transformation

June 6, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing  |  Comments Off

Centralising the Accounts Payable functions and implementing automated e-invoicing is hard work, but do not despair! Global organisation Metso did exactly this, showing you that it is not an impossible task to go digital. What steps did Metso have to take to get where they are today?

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China issues guidelines to promote e-commerce and e-invoicing

June 5, 2012  |  Adoption, Asia, Electronic Invoicing  |  1 Comment

The guidelines are necessary as data showed that the number of e-invoices had increased by 40% in 2009 from 2005. In the past, the cost of handling an invoice was about €30 (US$39.70). After the e-invoice system is implemented, the savings are expected to reach up to 80%

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