B2G e-Invoicing

According to Directive 2014/55/EU, all European public administrations must be able to receive electronic invoices.

B2G e-Invoicing compliance in Europe

According to Directive 2014/55/EU, all European public administrations had to receive electronic invoices beginning April 18, 2019. The project on e-Invoicing in the European Union is part of the Digital Agenda and integrates the strategies of the European Single Market. The main objective is to achieve a competitive market that boosts interoperability and trade between companies.

European standard

European standard

CEN has approved two standards to be used in any European electronic communication:

CEFACT/UN invoice XML message.

Invoice and credit note UBL messages.

Legal framework

Legal framework

Directive 2014/55/EU regulates electronic invoicing in public procurement and aims to guarantee the origin and authenticity of electronic documents. Each EU member state must develop its own implementation of the standard to adapt the e-Invoicing model to its legislative framework.

e-Invoicing timeline

Implementation timeline

April 18, 2019: Deadline for public administrations to receive and process electronic invoices.

April 18, 2020: The deadline was extended to this date in the case of federal agencies.

All the information about B2G electronic invoicing projects...

Do you need to implement B2G e-Invoicing projects in other countries? EDICOM's e-Invoicing platform is ready to offer a global, scalable solution that allows you to generate, send, receive and store electronic invoices in accordance with the technical and legal requirements required by different governments around the world.

e-Invoicing France

Declaration, transmission and receipt of B2G electronic invoices must be done through the Chorus Pro invoicing portal developed by the French Tax Authority (AIFE).

e-Invoicing Belgium

The federal government has a central platform for receiving B2G electronic invoices called MERCURIUS, which is connected to the PEPPOL network.

e-Invoicing Italy

The Sistema di Interscambio (SdI) is the portal for sending electronic invoices to public administrations. Through this portal, electronic invoices are received and the SdI redirects them to the addressee identified with its IPA code.

e-Invoicing Poland

Poland has its own B2G e-Invoicing platform to serve as a single point of entry for PEPPOL-based invoices.

A custom solution for B2G electronic invoicing

EDICOM's e-Invoicing platform is ready to manage any electronic process between B2G, B2B and B2C business partners. To this end, it provides users with a SaaS (Software as a Service) technology platform with in-house developed software, constantly updated hardware, communications systems and management services for implementing advanced electronic data interchange models.

e-Invoicing automation

Automation

The solution integrates with your management systems to automate the issuance or receipt of all your electronic invoices.

e-Invoicing centralization

Centralization

Designed to integrate your invoice issuing and receiving processes in accordance with the current legislation in over 70 countries, all in a single solution.

e-Invoicing scalability

Scalability

Ready to incorporate new requirements and countries as your operations grow over time and as your business expands.

e-Invoicing updating

Updating

The platform is constantly updated according to the evolution of different current electronic invoicing systems.

The PEPPOL network

PEPPOL is the acronym for Pan European Public Procurement Online. It is an electronic communication system designed to facilitate public procurement between companies and administrations, regardless of their location or the internal or accounting systems used. It is a common and interoperable standard, essential for the development of cross-border e-procurement.

The use of the PEPPOL network is used increasingly in both the public and private spheres as an accessible, interoperable model through which any company can participate in cross-border public procurement processes.

Authenticity and integrity of your invoices in Europe

The European eIDAS regulation (Regulation 910/2014) establishes a legal framework for electronic identification mechanisms.

Thanks to EDICOM's certification as a qualified trust service provider, we provide electronic transactions with trust mechanisms that guarantee authenticity and integrity:

Recognized electronic signature, long-term e-storage with legal value, electronic chronological validation.

European B2G e-Invoicing projects coordinated by EDICOM and co-financed by the European Union

EDICOM promotes interoperability and the use of standardized electronic documents in the healthcare sector in European Union countries. By leading EU co-financed projects and implementing its technology and know-how, EDICOM facilitates compliance with Directive 2014/55/EU by implementing a solution capable of receiving and processing cross-border electronic invoices in the European standard. This allows for better management, better control of resources and recording transactions with third-party institutions, favoring interoperability with the healthcare system throughout Europe.

 

GOVEIN

Implementation of the European electronic invoice within the Public Health area (2015-EU-IA-0058).

GOV2EU

Supporting public entities to adopt the EU Standard on electronic invoicing for cross-border transactions (2016-EU-IA-0096).

HOSP&INVOICE

Public hospitals in Belgium, Poland, Austria, Hungary and Italy are prepared for the European e-Invoicing Regulation (2017-EU-IA-0146).

EDIHOSP

European hospitals adopting the e-Invoicing Directive (2018-EU-IA-0078).

GOVEIN19

Implementation of the European electronic invoice within the public health sector.

Manage your B2G e-Invoice globally

It is possible to manage B2G e-Invoicing projects in different countries. EDICOM's e-Invoicing platform adapts to national legislation and applies all technical and legal requirements (formats, electronic signature, storage...). Our global e-Invoicing observation team gathers knowledge about existing models and ensures a service that is constantly updated with each country's regulations.

 

International management

International management

Companies operating in international markets manage their commercial and tax operations in a transnational framework. This framework requires processes to be adapted to realities like electronic invoicing.

Centralized management

Centralized management

The ability to manage multiple existing e-Invoice frameworks within a solution that integrates directly with the company's core ERP.

Legal compliance

Legal compliance

An invoice documents the contractual relationship between business partners. It is a key document that must be adapted to the legal framework of each country. EDICOM's global e-Invoicing platform is a certified solution for operating legally in multinational environments.

Operations advantages

Operations advantages

All processes are integrated with the internal management systems of the companies that issue or receive invoices. This level of automation considerably reduces procedure time.

Do you need to extend your e-Invoicing project to the B2B environment?

Our global e-Invoicing platform can help you establish a connection with any company that meets the technical requirements established. The communication system with any private or public partner is done through a single EDI platform. It can establish a connection with any customer because it is multi-standard and multi-protocol.

Our electronic invoicing solution adapts to the legislation of each country where your company operates, regardless of whether it is a B2B or B2G digital ecosystem.

News about electronic invoicing

Update on e-Invoicing in the German Federal States

Germany is advancing in the implementation of B2G e-invoicing in each federal state

Electronic Invoicing Will be Mandatory for Spanish Companies

The government has published a draft law requiring the adoption of electronic invoicing

Portugal Makes it Mandatory to Declare the SAF-T Accounting File

The declaration of SAF-T accounting files will be mandatory beginning in January 2024

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