Compliance updates - France

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Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for France.
17 October 2022

Latest clarifications about the French e-invoicing and e-reporting mandate

Earlier this month, new information on deadlines to fulfill e-invoicing and e-reporting obligations in France, along with the timeframe to report the data to the Public Invoicing Platform (PPF), was released.

17 May 2022

Chorus Pro invoice responses through Peppol with Pagero

AIFE and Pagero have achieved the next step in preparations for mandatory B2B e-invoicing in France, by making it possible to submit Peppol invoice responses to Chorus Pro.

1 February 2022

European Commission authorizes France to implement mandatory B2B e-invoicing

France obtains the derogation from the European Commission to be able to mandate e-invoicing for B2B.

16 September 2021

France postpones the implementation of mandatory e-invoicing and e-reporting

Yesterday, the Council of Ministers confirmed that France would proceed with mandating countrywide B2B e-invoicing and e-reporting. Furthermore, new timelines for the implementation were announced.

11 May 2021

Beyond Chorus Pro: How to prepare for B2B e-invoicing and CTC in France

France is now pursuing a countrywide domestic B2B e-invoicing mandate. The council of ministers have announced a phased approach ranging from 2024 to 2026, requiring businesses to switch to e-invoicing.

20 November 2020

France takes decisive steps in mandating B2B e-invoicing

According to an amendment added to the 2021 budget plan, obligatory receipt and issuance of e-invoices will be phased into effect for French businesses over the next few years.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

– B2G: Centralized/Peppol

– B2B: Post Audit, Clearance/Centralized from July 2024

Mandatory Infrastructure:

– B2G: Chorus Pro/Peppol

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory Format:

– B2G: UBL 2.0, UBL 2.1, CII 16B, CPP, FacturX, PES, PDF, Peppol BIS

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory for Issuing:

– B2G: Suppliers to all contracting authorities

– B2B: Gradual Roll-Out from July 2024

Mandatory for Receiving:

– B2G: All contracting authorities

– B2B: All buyers from July 2024


Not required, but common

Archiving Period:

10 years

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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