UPDATED 05/20/20: The Bolivian tax authority has declared the abrogation of the national electronic invoicing system. The abrogation has been published in the board resolution N° 102000000011 on may 18th. this announcement repeals the roll out of the e-invoicing system. At the moment, it is not known when will be reactivate the project.
UPDATE 01/08/2020: June 1st, 2020 is the new deadline set by the Bolivian Tax Administration in the Board Resolution RND101900000018 for the implementation of Electronic Invoicing System.
Governed by the National Tax Service (SIN), The Bolivian e-invoicing process includes the authorization, issuance, registration and electronic transmission of tax documents (invoices, fiscal notes and equivalent documents), in compliance with the legal and regulatory requirements provided in Board Resolution Nº. 101800000026.
Electronic tax documents are thus digital documents issued through a billing system certified by the Tax Agency, which will be legal and valid for tax purposes as long as they contain a digital signature or the credentials authorized by the SIN and registered in the Tax Administration Database.
The National Tax Service has amended the dates anticipated for massive widespread use of e-invoicing in the country through publication of the Regulatory Resolution: Directive Nº. 101900000003.
The resolution sets a new timeline for implementation of the SFE billing system. The rollout process will now last one year, starting on November 1 and will gradually expand until November 1, 2020.
The schedule for rollout the Electronic Billing System will be as follows:
With the Electronic Billing System, the Bolivian government follows in the footsteps of other neighbouring countries such as Chile and Brazil, seeking to modernize the country's tax system, providing its taxpayers with better tools while reducing the rate of tax fraud such as cloning and sale of invoices.
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