Continuous work of the VOI underlines important role of the Association as a central information platform Bonn, May 24, 2011. The competence center taxes & law (CCSR) of the VOI – Association Organization und Informationssysteme e.V. has issued an opinion on the simplified electronic invoice due to recent events. Mid-2011 the new tax simplification law comes into effect, which affects also the e-invoice. Readers find the most important information about the draft law summarized in the font.
The CCSR experts break down in how the innovations in particular affect the future billing company and what is to be observed. The opinion of the CCSR to electronic invoices is available for free download on. The Federal Government has decided a proposal for a tax simplification law on February 2, 2011 included also far-reaching changes to the electronic invoice from a VAT point of view. As regards the future recognition of electronic invoices, it brings the included explanatory ” 14 ABS. 1 UStG to the point: even the delivery as a simple E-Mail without signature would suffice”. The result: EUR four billion relief for the company, so the National Standards Board. But is it really that simple? So that in the future the right formula with regard to electronically transmitted invoices: email invoice deduction =? The VOI competence center tax and legal has reviewed the practical impact of the draft of law and summed up the findings in his new publication. To Thorsten Brand, head of the VOI competence center tax & legal: In principle we welcome these changes, since it brings a simplification for the company in the context of invoice processing. However there is to pay attention to some details, like the fact that a documentation of the audit is still required, or interpretation differences arise at pan-European invoicing.” The CCSR, examined in detail to what extent really from one “Equality of paper bills and electronic invoice lets talk and what lies behind it, that integrity and authenticity of invoices by means of any entrepreneur themselves fair down internal control procedures” to make sure are.