Tag: E-Invoice

The ZUGFeRD standard: E-invoicing gaining ground

The “paperless office” – perhaps not just wishful thinking for long. Now that smartphones have become commonplace, people are using less and less paper (calendars, planners, journals and so forth) in managing their personal affairs. Although most businesses still work with paper documents, they are gradually making the digital transformation. Because of various security considerations,

ZUGFeRD: Maintaining tax documents and records

ZUGFeRD, the data model for the exchange of electronic invoices, is finding greater use: the German Federal Ministry of Finance now explicitly encourages and approves of converting tax-relevant documents to and archiving them in the Portable Document Format (PDF). New policy provisions reflect and respond to the conditions prevailing in today’s world of work and