Electronic invoice activated in Costa Rica

After its publication on Thursday in the official Government Gazette, it is now possible to issue Electronic Invoices.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Leticia Vindas writes in an article on Elfinancierocr.com: "According to studies by the Management and Business Institute of the United States, the use of Electronic Invoices will increase productivity by 8.2%, informed the company GS1."

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Costa Rica: Electronic Billing in February 2017

November 2016

On February 14 a pilot project will start that will connect six previously selected major companies to a digital billing system that will be operated by the Treasury.

Publication of the resolution in the official newspaper, La Gaceta, establishes the method for starting implementation of an electronic invoicing system, from February 2017, two years after the original planned start date. See resolution  DGT-R-48.  Authorization for the use of electronic invoicing and associated electronic documentsIn addition, publication was also made of the criteria for gradual selection of taxpayers last November 3 in La Gaceta.

Electronic Invoicing in Costa Rica

May 2012

Advances have been made in the process to implement mandatory use of electronic invoicing from the second half of 2012.

Electronic invoicing has been used since February 2009 when the Directorate General of Taxation issued a resolution that enabled and set out the rules for its use. However, its generalization is a process that has been progressing slowly.

Guatemala: Electronic Billing for Large Enterprises

August 2011

Large taxpayers must issue electronic invoices, according to a Tax Administration bill.

Starting next year, companies who issue between 1 million and 100 million invoices per year must comply with the new regime, and each month groups with smaller ranges will be added, ending in 2013.

Electronic receipts enabled in Guatemala

September 2008

The issuing of electronic receipts is now possible with the authorization of the agencies that will be in charge of its implementation.

Julio Villeda, superintendent of the Tax Bureau, commented that only one company, Guatefacturas, has completed the authorization process. However there are more that are in process and five of them could possibly be certified within a month and a half.

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