Regulatory updates - Mexico

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Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for Mexico.
April 12 2023

Extension of the timeline to comply with new CFDI version 4.0

The Mexican government has announced an extension of the obligation to issue version 4.0 of the Payroll Digital Fiscal Receipt via the Internet (CFDI). 

December 6 2022

SAT announces a new deadline for issuing CFDI 4.0

The Mexican tax administration (SAT) has postponed the deadline for taxpayers to start issuing the CFDI 4.0 version documents to April 2023.

November 16 2022

Mexico has announced a transition time for issuing electronic payroll receipts

The Mexican tax administration (SAT) resolved on 1 November 2022 to give a time extension to taxpayers, allowing them to issue electronic payroll receipts using CFDI version 4.0, beginning April 2023.

August 24 2022

Mexico announces new deadline for certain e-invoicing operations

The Mexican Tax authority has updated deadlines for specific e-invoicing procedures to further facilitate taxpayers' compliance with the regulations.

June 15 2022

Mexico postpones the adoption of CFDI 4.0 e-invoice

The Mexican Tax Administration Service (SAT) decided to delay the entry into force of the new electronic invoice CFDI 4.0 version until 1 January 2023.

March 14 2022

SAT extends the transition period for Carta Porte complement implementation

The Mexican Tax Administration Service (SAT) extends the transition period for issuing the Carta Porte complement in the CFDI (electronic tax document) without penalties until 30 September 2022.

March 1 2022

Mexico updates guidelines for e-invoice issuance

On 18 February 2022, the Mexican tax authority, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, published a modification to the Miscellaneous Fiscal Resolution of 2022. This modification provides an extension for the use of CFDI version 3.3, which is available until 30 April 2022.

December 14 2021

New version of Carta Porte complement becomes mandatory from 1 January 2022

In Mexico, all invoices related to transported goods must include the additional complement Carta Porte in the CFDI electronic tax document (Sp.: Comprobante Fiscal Digital por Internet, the countrywide mandatory electronic invoice).

December 7 2021

New Mexican electronic tax document version to become mandatory on 1 May 2022

The Mexican Tax Administration, SAT, has the intention to replace the electronic tax document (CFDI, Sp.: Comprobante Fiscal Digital por Internet) version 3.3. with the CFDI 4.0.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:


Mandatory Infrastructure:

– Certified service providers (PAC) for large companies

– SAT for small companies

Mandatory Format:

Local XML (CFDI 4.0 – From Jan 2023)

Mandatory for Issuing:

All suppliers

Mandatory for Receiving:

All buyers


Mandatory CSD (e-seal)

Archiving Period:

5 years

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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