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Vietnam delays mandatory e-invoicing

  • Apr 13, 2020 | Richard Asquith

Vietnam has issued a draft decree to delay the mandatory requirement for businesses to produce electronic invoices. The implementation date is being moved from 1 November 2020 to 1 July 2022.

The delay recognises the difficulties businesses are experiencing during the COVID-19 crisis. However, there was still many issues outstanding, including reporting cross-border transactions or how different government agencies would accept e-invoices. Follow Avalara’s live global coronavirus Covid-19 VAT measures tracker.

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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 can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 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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