QUESTION: What are the Colombian e-invoicing requirements?

September 20, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America  |  Comments Off

One of our readers asked: “Do you have any information about mandatory regulations regarding electronic invoicing in Colombia? Will there be PACs like in Mexico?” We turned to one of the experts in Latin American e-invoicing: Steve Sprague Vice President, Marketing & Product Strategy of Invoiceware International to answer this one. You can read his answer here.

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Invoiceware releases SAP NFe dashboard for three-way matching

September 6, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Payment  |  Comments Off

You can now not only get Invoiceware’s help for solving government compliance, but also automating the invoice approval processes and payment. You see, Invoiceware has extended their SAP ERP Compliance Dashboards for Brazil to support inbound invoice processing and commercial compliance, also known as three-way matching.

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Costa Rican Chinchilla mandates e-invoicing for professional services

August 27, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Government, Latin America, Legal  |  Comments Off

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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Why dreaded compliance mandates create AP perfection and e-business innovation [6 takeaways]

August 14, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Payment  |  Comments Off

In several contributions in the blogosphere Steve Sprague (Vice President at Invoiceware International) reflects on how Latin American e-invoicing compliance mandates have a positive impact on e-invoicing adoption and innovation. His key takeaways on mandated e-invoicing.

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Need Brazil SPED Compliance? Invoiceware has a packaged SAP Solution just for you

August 8, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Legal  |  Comments Off

Suppose you work in SAP. Suppose your business is in or with Brazil. And suppose you need to comply with Brazil’s SPED, Sistema Público de Escrituração Digital, legislation. What do you do? You turn to Invoiceware. Why? Well, they developed the “SAP SPED Rapid Deployment Template”. This simplifies SPED reporting and compliance in Brazil for SAP ERP end-users.

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A Q&A session on e-invoicing in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina

July 26, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America  |  Comments Off

Here are the top 3 lessons that Steve Sprague, vice president product strategy and marketing at InvoiceWare International, has learned in the past few years. We’d advise you to take them into consideration for your own SAP projects in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

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E-invoicing in Brazil: NF-e, NFS-e and CT-e?!

July 16, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Legal  |  Comments Off

The defined electronic standard that all companies must adhere to closely in Brazil is called the “Nota Fiscal Eletrônica”. But mind, this NF-e applies to goods only. The Electronic Invoice for Services (NFS-e) and Transportation Invoice or CT-e (Conhecimento de Transporte) are also part of the Brazilian system. That’s three in total. Time for some splainin’.

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Warning! EU and Latin American e-invoicing are not the same thing!

Latin American governments do not take things lightly. They want to be on top of what is going on, and e-invoicing is no exception. The European approach is quite different and this is something to keep in mind when dealing with the Latin American e-invoicing process. Here is a top 5 of differences you need to understand.

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AFIP compliance with Invoiceware’s on demand service for SAP ERP

June 27, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Legal  |  Comments Off

Having to deal with Latin American e-invoicing still is an awkward predicament. Invoiceware International has released a new version of their compliance service for SAP ERP users. At least they don’t need to about being rapped on the knuckles by Argentina’s Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP) anymore.

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Republica Federativa do Brasil’s global e-invoicing

June 21, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Government, Latin America  |  Comments Off

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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