Technical note NT2013.005, published by the Secretaría de Fazenda, announces the rollout of version 3 of the NF-e digital invoice. This version change affects the structure of the XML file, the validation process and webservice communications with the Public Administration.
The dates set by the Secretaría de Fazenda for implementation of NF-e version 3 are as follows:
02/12/2013 àTest framework start-up
10/03/2014 à Production framework start-up, coexisting with version 2
December 2014 à End of coexistence period for versions 2 and 3. Exclusive use of the new version becomes mandatory.
At EDICOM we are currently analysing this new version with a view to incorporating it in our International Electronic Invoicing platform before December 2013.
This way, any NF-e issuing business using the services of our Electronic Invoicing solution in ASP (Application Service Provider) mode has compliance with current regulations assured at all times, as well as updating of their data schemas according to the SEFAZ specifications.