Italy raises simplified invoice threshold
- May 31, 2019 | Richard Asquith
Italy has increased the threshold for the issuance of simplified VAT invoices from €100 to €400 per transaction. Simplified invoices may still only be used for domestic transactions.
Italian simplified invoices must include:
- Unique VAT number
- Date of the invoice
- Vendor’s VAT number
- Customer’s VAT number (B2B)
- Name and addresses of vendor and customer
- Description of goods / services
- Price, including sufficient information to verify the VAT calculation
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Non-EU businesses selling in Italy will need to appoint a fiscal representative alongside completing VAT registration and returns.
Fiscal representatives are responsible for the accurate VAT submissions of their non-EU clients.
Avalara offers a Fiscal Representative Service as part of its international VAT and GST Registration and Returns Service.
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