Five key points for selecting a Peppol access point provider

If you are a medical or in-vitro device supplier, to be compliant with the UK Department of Health’s e-procurement strategy, you will need to have made a commitment to PEPPOL by September 2016.

Looking at the current situation, it would appear that some suppliers are ready, but many are not. Some are GS1 compliant but haven’t joined PEPPOL, while others have signed up to PEPPOL access points but have not taken the additional necessary steps.

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The 4 biggest differences between processing XML and PDF invoices

There are two schools of thought in the shared services world regarding how to define e-invoicing.

The first school represents those that believe an electronic invoice is a structured data file, rather than an unstructured file. This structured data file is transmitted directly from the supplier’s system to the buyer’s system. During this transmission the data is never touched by a human, never printed, and never converted into an unstructured file. The data could be transported through a) a closed,

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Five Key points for selecting a PEPPOL Access Point

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If you are a medical or in-vitro device supplier, to be compliant with the UK Department of Health’s e-procurement strategy, you will need to have made a commitment to PEPPOL by September 2016.

Looking at the current situation, it would appear that some suppliers are ready, but many are not. Some are GS1 compliant but haven’t joined PEPPOL, while others have signed up to PEPPOL access points but have not taken the additional necessary steps.

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The State of eInvoicing 2016 Trend report

After two years of preparation, this fall the E-invoicing Platform plans to publish its extensive research report called: ‘The State of E-invoicing  2016 Trend Report’. More details and sponsoring opportunities can be found in this document as well as online.

E-invoicing is on the rise. The next 5 to 10 years, millions of companies and organisations will be looking for applications, providers, products and services. They start (and validate) their decision making processes by researching information.

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Mandatory B2G e-invoicing in Moldavia

moldaviaMoldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca requested the Moldovan State Tax Inspectorate (STI) to ensure that before September 2014, 150 public institutions are mandatory connected to the Moldovan E-invoicing platform to receive and automatically process e-invoices in accordance with a recent decision of the Moldovan Government. (Moldova declared itself an independent state in 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. )

The measure comes to limit the risk of corruption in the procurement process,

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Ανάπτυξη και θέσεις εργασίας για την Κύπρο: Η Επίτροπος Κρέτσου χαιρετίζει το Επενδυτικό Πρόγραμμα της ΕΕ αξίας 661 εκατομμυρίων ευρώ για την περίοδο 2014-2020

Η αρμόδια Επίτροπος για την Περιφερειακή Πολιτική, Κορίνα Κρέτσου ενέκρινε σήμερα πρόγραμμα επενδύσεων υποστηριζόμενο από  τα περιφερειακά ταμεία και το Ταμείο Συνοχής τα οποία θα παίξουν καθοριστικό ρόλο στο να επανέλθει η Κύπρος σε τροχιά ανάκαμψης, υποστηρίζοντας την  ανάπτυξη της πραγματικής οικονομίας του νησιού και τη δημιουργία νέων ευκαιριών απασχόλησης. Το πρόγραμμα προβλέπει τη στήριξη πάνω από 600 μικρομεσαίων επιχειρήσεων (ΜΜΕ), ενώ θα δημιουργηθούν μέσω των επενδύσεων και νέες θέσεις εργασίας. Με τις επενδύσεις στον τομέα της Τεχνολογίας της Πληροφορίας (ΤΠΕ) αναμένεται ότι το 50% των νοικοκυριών θα επωφεληθούν από υψηλής ταχύτητας ευρυζωνική κάλυψη.

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Mandatory B2B e-invoicing in Portugal? The first in Europe? Allowed?

factura electronica portugal saft pt 239x300 150x150 Mandatory B2B e invoicing in Portugal? The first in Europe? Allowed?Edicom mentioned in this post that in April 2014, electronic invoicing finally became mandatory for all companies registered in Portugal and that as as from e-invoicing is mandatory for all companies as from 1 January 2015.

Some further research learned that the Portuguese Tax Department forces companies in Portugal to generate an electronic standard document (saft) for einvoices. This document, must also be signed with an electronic signature. And finally, the e-invoice has to be sent to Tax Administration looking for their validation.

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E-Invoicing maturity according to Gartner in 2014.

Gartner2014Every now and day new reports appear on e-invoicing maturity. (con)temporary residents of the e-invoicing arena, are familiar with the Billentis report. Which is distributed freely. Another provider of leading reports is Gartner. And it recently issued IT Market Clock for B2B Solutions, 2014.

Tradeshift invested in buying the report and was kind enough to publish the summary IT Market Clock image in a blogpost. It is a nifty and yet complex image.

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25 Electronic Invoicing Providers sign charter to ensure Free Interoperability, Roaming

E-invoicing-interoperability-charter-150x15025 companies specialized in the electronic invoicing operations gathered around GS1 France have officially signed the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter. This charter aims to reaffirm the free exchange of electronic invoices, especially when the electronic bill passes through two different operators.

The development of the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter began almost a year, as part of a working group composed of users GS1 France. It is the result of the will of GS1 member companies, publishers and operators of electronic invoicing solutions,

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Charles Bryant: bridging the cultural e-invoicing gap between EU and LATAM?

On the Tungsten Blog, Charles Bryant posted an interesting article about the way e-invoicing is excuted in Mexico. Due to a recent mandate, suppliers in Mexico must send digitally signed electronic invoices in the prescribed format to the tax authority. They are then swiftly verified, retcharlesbryant250x2502 150x150 Charles Bryant: bridging the cultural e invoicing gap between EU and LATAM?urned to the supplier and sent to the buyer. This fiscal clearance model accelerates full e-Invoicing adoption and captures more taxes.

As the title suggests,

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