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Portugal issues new VAT e-invoice requirements

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  • 14 July 2013 | Richard Asquith

Portugal issues new VAT e-invoice requirements

Following the implementation of the 2nd EU VAT Invoice Directive in Portugal from the start of 2013, the tax office has issued a new ruling on the technical obligations for such invoices.  This covers:

  • Control over the process for issuing the Portuguese VAT invoice signature
  • The format of the invoice electronic signature
  • Maintaining control over the original paper and electronic signatures

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.