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Portugal delays approved VAT invoice software till 2020

  • EU VAT
  • Jul 2, 2019 | Richard Asquith

Portugal has delayed the imposition on non-resident VAT registered companies to produce invoices on certified software. The plan had been to implement the new requirement from 1 July 2019. This has now been postponed until 1 January 2020. Detailed guidance will be issued in October.

Approved software should be able to generate a unique invoice code (UUID). 


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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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