In 2009 Bo Harald, Tieto, spoke of saying NO to paper invoices. Needless to say we are not there yet. In this tweeted article he lists the former EC Expert Groups percieved reasons for e-invoicing growth:
1. Improve enterprise competitiveness.
2. Speed up migration to real Single market.
3. Cutting the Grey Economy.
At least number 2 and 3 needs some explaining so go to the article to get an udate. One “how to”-aspect is interesting – “2. setting deadlines for accepting paper and e-mailed PDFs – pressing send is easier than pressing print once the mass-market e-invoicing concepts introduced by services providers (especially banks) are in place”. True in many experts view – but – the same regulation as being mentioned puts pdf’s in the same boat as the “text book” type e-invoice.
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