Gerrit Onken

About Gerrit Onken

Gerrit Onken has been a Presales Manager at SEEBURGER AG since 2010 for software applications and services for electronic business data exchange. His focus is on solutions for SAP, electronic invoicing (E-Invoicing) and innovations for the digitization of professional and technical business processes for internationally operating customers. Gerrit Onken is a bank merchant and a graduate in business administration with an emphasis on industrial management and business informatics. After working in the financial sector, he worked as a manager and project manager from 2004 to 2010 for one of the top five corporate consultations with international BPOs in the banking and automotive industry.

Why do you need PEPPOL in the EU?

PEPPOL is the main driver for E-Procurement by public authorities in the EU. PEPPOL or individual country-specific procedures are becoming more and more relevant for public sector suppliers. What is PEPPOL? PEPPOL stands for Pan-European Public Procurement OnLine. Its objectives are to use open standards to accelerate a fully electronically supported public tender and procurement [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|

State of E-Invoicing in Switzerland

Electronic invoicing has existed in Switzerland for more than two decades. It began with sending electronic invoices to private recipients (business-to-consumer ‘B2C’). This development was driven above all by banks and large companies. In Switzerland service providers are familiar with sending electronic invoices to B2C customers. The high acceptance levels among end consumers has been [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|

New version 1.1 of the Spanish VAT Reporting System (SII) becomes effective 1st July, 2018

What is SII? From 1st July, 2018, the Spanish tax authority (AEAT) mandates the use of the new version 1.1 of the SII system for the immediate transfer of VAT related information. The former version 1.0 will coexist until 20th July, 2018. The SII system for the immediate transfer of information on turnover-related information receives [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|

Recent changes to Italian law require that the online platform SdI is used for all business-to-business E-invoicing

What is SdI? Since 2015, invoices generated for all business transactions with Italy's public administrative authorities must be created and signed in electronic form (electronic invoicing, or E-invoicing for short) and transmitted via the data exchange system called ‘Sistema di Interscambio’ (SdI). As a result of this regulation, almost three million electronic invoices covering public [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|

CFDI-Invoices Version 3.3 in Mexico: Deadline extended

What are CFDI-Invoices? In Mexico, since 2011 most electronic invoices have to be created in CFDI format. CFDI stands for "Comprobante Fiscal Digital por Internet" - means a digital fiscal document via Internet (Invoice). The CFDI invoice must, on the one hand, include the signature of the exhibitor and on the other hand, the signature [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|

Send signed FatturaPA-invoices in Italy via the exchange system SdI

What is SdI? Pursuant to Ministerial Decree No. 55 dated 3rd April 2013, which came into force on 6th June 2013, invoices in all economic relations with the public administration must been created, signed and transferred in electronic form (E-invoices) over an Exchange System. Italy has implemented regulations in 2015 which are in consistent with [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|

Send invoices to the public administration in France via Platform Chorus Pro

What is Chorus Pro? The main objective of the EU-Directive 2010/45/EU, which adapts to Directive 2006/112/EC, was to promote a harmonized legal implementation in the Member States for invoicing at European level. France has seized the opportunity and set itself an ambitious target: 100% electronic invoices for public administrations by 2020. For this purpose, all [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|

Send CFDI-Invoices Version 3.3 in Mexico

Update: CFDI-Invoices Version 3.3 in Mexico: Deadline extended – read more in our new article: http://blog.seeburger.com/cfdi-invoices-version-3-3-in-mexico-deadline-extended/ In Mexico, since 2011 most electronic invoices have to be created in CFDI format. What are CFDI-Invoices? CFDI stands for "Comprobante Fiscal Digital por Internet" - means a digital fiscal document via Internet (Invoice). The CFDI invoice must, on [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|

Now use the new system (SII) for the sales tax reporting to the Spanish tax authority to avoid penalty payments from January 2018

What is SII? On 1st July 2017, the Spanish tax authority (AEAT) has brought into force a new VAT regulation, the so-called "Suministro Inmediato de Información" (SII). To this end, a new system for the immediate transfer of information on turnover-related information was introduced, which significantly modifies the type of monthly sales tax applications (UVA), [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|