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GREECE: E – Invoicing and E – Bookkeeping as from 1 of January 2020


As previously reported, earlier this year, the tax authority (Independent Authority of Public Revenue) published a proposal to introduce mandatory e-invoicing and e-bookkeeping, as part of which a pilot implementation was due to start for a significant number of companies as of 1 January 2019. Aiming at mandatory implementation by all companies from 1 January 2020.

However, no formal documents are available yet, nor has any draft legislation been published in this respect. In addition, the filing mechanism, the format of the digital sales invoices, and the mandatory reporting information have yet to officially announced, therefore it appears likely that the pilot programme will be pushed back to later in 2019. Continue reading


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Turkey – Introduction of e-delivery note as of 1 of January 2018


After the successful transition to e-invoicing, e-archiving and e-bookkeeping in Turkey, the Turkish Revenue Administration recently has published a new regulation for e-Delivery Note aiming to ease tax transactions as well as increasing the transparency. It’s also expected to have a positive effect on efficiency of logistic processes. Continue reading


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Turkey – Electronic Transformation


Turkish Tax Authorities have an ambitious plan to shift paper obligations to electronic format.

Tax Authorities have made clear that there is no time to lose in the implementation of their ambitious electronic transformation plan. Continue reading


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Turkey – mandatory e-invoicing and e-bookkeeping as from 1 of September 2013


The scope of the optional e-invoicing arrangement that was first introduced in Turkey in 2010 has recently been extended and made mandatory to a group of taxpayers. These include companies that hold a mineral oil license, produce or import goods subject to Special Consumption Tax (similar to Excise Duty) and companies that already using e-invoicing when supplying goods or services to other businesses that benefit form the application. Continue reading