Electronic Billing & eCommerce B2b Observatory: one month from the obligation

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Electronic Billing & eCommerce B2b Observatory: one month from the obligation

TESISQUARE recently participated at the Kick-off of the Electronic Billing & eCommerce B2b 2018/2019 Observatory of the Politecnico di Milano, which aimed, one month after the start of the obligation of electronic invoicing between private individuals, to update the participants on the latest regulatory and technical news as well as on practice, but above all to take stock of the situation.

In the first fifteen days of February, e-invoices have more than doubled. Data show a rising trend with 183 million invoice files sent by over 2.06 million businesses. With the data transmission of the month of February, therefore, more than doubled the number of invoices transited through the Exchange System, managed by the technological partner Sogei: as of 31st January, in fact, there were about 100 million invoices sent by part of a million and a half operators. Among the sectors stands out that of wholesale and retail and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

With regard to B2B electronic invoicing at the European level, Legislative Decree 27 December 2018, n. 148, established that Italy accepts the obligation to receive electronic invoices that comply with the European standard in the field of public procurement.
From 18th April all the public or private contractors of public procurement concerning European central administrations will have to be able to manage invoices in European format (UBL 2.1 and / or UN / CEFACT Cross Industry Invoice).
From 2020 the obligation will cover all European public administrations.