Characteristics of the electronic invoice in Switzerland

The electronic invoice is only mandatory for B2G transactions. This applies to all public administrations and some of their suppliers. It is completely voluntary for B2B transactions. 

Obligation

Obligation

Mandatory since January 2016 for the federal administration and its suppliers if contracts have a value over 5000 CHF approximately 4,595 Euros.

 

Tax Authority

Tax Authority

Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung ESTV

Format

Format

swissDIGIN- Yellowbill 2.0- EDIFACT ABADOC.

Digital Signature

Digital Signature

Not mandatory.

Archiving

Archiving

10 years.

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Implementation of e-Invoicing around the world

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