Introduction to E-Invoicing and the use of PEPPOL in Scandinavia

E-Invoicing has been in use in Scandinavia since the 1990’s - largely driven by process simplifications and cost efficiency. Thus Scandinavia can be regarded as the pioneer in e-Invoicing in Europe and is now clearly Europe's leading region with an e-invoicing rate of over 40% on all invoices.1 In Scandinavia a provider model was the [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:42:42+01:00February 26th, 2019|

Electronic VAT returns will become obligatory in the United Kingdom as of 1st of April, 2019 – comply with the Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements to avoid penalties

What is MTD? MTD is a UK government initiative to make tax administration easier and more effective. On the one hand VAT registered businesses must keep their records digitally. On the other hand they have to submit their VAT return information quarterly to the UK tax authority HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) via MTD [...]

By |2019-02-15T13:16:24+01:00January 31st, 2019|

SEEBURGER is a certified PEPPOL Access Point Provider for AS2 and AS4

As an experienced provider of integration solutions, SEEBURGER has become certified as a PEPPOL Access Point Certified Provider by OpenPEPPOL AISBL. We are pleased that with our Business Integration Suite (BIS) we were able to complete the PEPPOL certification for AS2 and AS4 in a very short time. We were the first access point ever [...]

By |2019-01-24T12:05:40+01:00December 17th, 2018|

E-Invoicing in Austria via PEPPOL

PEPPOL is the technological basis for e-procurement in the EU - and is also a good (but not the only) option for e-invoicing in Austria. PEPPOL-UBL and ebInterface are recognized as formats for invoices to the Austrian federal government. In many EU countries PEPPOL is developing and spreading more and more. Please also read our [...]

By |2019-01-24T12:08:50+01:00December 11th, 2018|

E-Invoicing and the adoption of PEPPOL in the Benelux region

This blog outlines the available E-Invoicing options in the Benelux region with and without PEPPOL. PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement OnLine) is an international project aimed at standardizing cross-border, electronically supported public procurement procedures within the European Union. PEPPOL is becoming more and more common in many EU countries. Meanwhile 11 countries have nominated their respective [...]

By |2019-01-24T12:16:50+01:00November 15th, 2018|

E-Invoicing becomes mandatory for all B2B invoices in Italy

Time is running out! From 1st of January 2019, in order to reduce tax evasion, the obligation of electronic invoicing in Italy will be extended to all B2B transactions. If you want to avoid a last minute rush you need to act now. From FatturaPA to FatturaB2B Since 2015, invoices generated for all business transactions [...]

By |2018-10-23T11:12:30+01:00October 17th, 2018|

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 |2018-08-30T09:06:10+01:00August 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 |2018-07-05T13:21:03+01:00July 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 |2018-05-29T15:17:56+01:00May 29th, 2018|

Electronic invoicing becomes mandatory in Hungary as of August 1, 2018 – Avoid penalties by transferring data to NAV automatically

High financial penalties await any business that fails to correctly use NAV – the online electronic portal of the Hungarian tax authorities. Amended rules governing the accounting and invoicing of value added tax (VAT, i.e. sales tax) become effective July 1st, 2018. Hungarian business enterprises as well as foreign companies registered for value-added taxation purposes [...]

By |2018-07-02T12:24:49+01:00April 23rd, 2018|