02 September 2014

Electronic invoicing

A discussion and guidance on the path to full scale adoption of electronic invoicing by corporates, goverments, SME's and consumers, creating savings up to € 60 billion in 2020. With a focus on: trends, business models, processes, technology, and legal issues.
Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Latin American countries dominate retail growth

27 August 2014  |  753 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

While the U.S. may be seen as the world's hub for all things retail, a recent report suggests that this title may be a better fit for one of several countries in Latin America - if not the region as a whole. In its latest Global Retail Development Index, strategic and operational services company A.T. Kearney found Chile to be the best country i...

Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Mexico tax authority mandates e-accounting records

07 August 2014  |  1256 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Let the audits begin. I have always stated that the sole reason for a government to mandate electronic invoicing across the business community is to reduce tax evasion. As in other Latin America countries, the transactional signing of standardized XML is always implemented with a corresponding reporting element. Brazil has Nota Fiscal and SPED....

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Chile EInvoicing - Don't Forget the Readiness Declaration

23 July 2014  |  1836 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With Chile’s electronic invoicing mandates set to take effect in only a few short months, it is important to understand that your solution selection criteria should include more than just the DTE conn...

Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

3 Ways to Capitalize on Latin America E-Invoicing

09 July 2014  |  1167 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is not all about risk when dealing with Latin America compliance. We still need to remember that there are huge profit potentials in this ever growing region and business will continue to expand. ...

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

3 Reasons You Could Fail an Audit in Latin America

11 June 2014  |  1048 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Often in these articles, I describe the business process – but I wanted to look at Latin America E-Invoicing from an audit risk point of view. Often when we look at the issues, our IT teams think abo...

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Mexico Fraudulent Invoices Cost CitiGroup 235 Million USD

29 April 2014  |  3968 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Do you Know your Exposure? Electronic invoicing in Latin America is not just about operational issues, it is about risk and financial exposure. Recently, Citigroup, Inc. announced that fraudulent in...

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Mexico E-Invoicing Rescue Projects Start After 3 Months

18 April 2014  |  4343 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In Mexico, many organizations implemented non-integrated solutions provided by local signature providers. Now after the first 3 months, the problems we were alluding to are starting to show up. In m...

Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Chile November 1 E-Invoicing Mandate - Key Check List

03 April 2014  |  3821 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Chile SII officially published the electronic invoicing mandate in the Official Gazette, mandatory use of the Electronic Tax Document (DTE). The rollout will take place over 3 years and will be...

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Brazil Tax and EInvoice - Version 3.10 Upgrade Requirements

26 March 2014  |  1564 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It has come to my attention in many discussions that there are a lot of companies that don't fully understand the required upgrades in Brazil. So in short, here is a quick overview of 3.10 requiremen...

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Steve SpragueInvoiceware International - Marietta

Accounts Payable Automation in Latin America

19 March 2014  |  1536 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Today I was speaking with a Fortune 100 company who was looking at their Inbound Validation processes and trying to decide whether automation would be required. My answer was a resounding yes, but mo...

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