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February 16 2024
Jordan makes an announcement to taxpayers regarding e-invoicing adoption
Taxpayers in Jordan are urged to enroll and utilize the national electronic invoicing system to reap its advantages and prevent any repercussions associated with non-compliance.
On 14 February 2024, the Income and Sales Tax Department (ISDT) issued a notice urging company owners, establishments, and individuals in the scope of the national e-invoicing system to register their entities and activities in order to ensure legal compliance.
The ISDT highlighted the benefits of registering in the national electronic invoicing system, such as speeding up tax-related tasks, expediting tax clearance and relieving the burden of traditional bookings and auditing processes.
The announcement also emphasizes the importance of swift registration and alignment with system requirements to avoid legal consequences and potential fines. Interested parties can register through this link.
This development has a significant impact on businesses operating in the country. Pagero is actively analyzing the implications of this announcement and will provide updates to stakeholders in due time. Stay tuned for further information.
March 16 2023
Jordan has launched a billing system, starting the joining period for businesses
ISTD (Income and Sales Tax Department) has launched the Jordanian countrywide e-invoicing solution and begun incorporating enterprises into the platform. The government’s initiative aims to streamline and facilitate submitting and processing of tax returns for individuals and companies.
The billing system will be free of charge to the groups in the scope and will offer taxpayers benefits like:
Reducing their expenses;
Speeding up the completion of tax transactions;
Accelerating their access to tax services;
Expediting obtainment of tax clearance and refunds, in addition to
Allowing taxpayers to issue invoices through the system if they do not have an e-invoicing solution.
The e-invoicing system will have accessibility features and is built to work through different means. Aside from all the functionalities and flexibility, the platform is user-friendly, safe to use, highly protected and confidential.
Key objectives of the e-invoicing solution
Alongside benefits for the taxpayers, the government aims to achieve the following with this system:
Mitigation and avoidance of fraud and tax evasion;
Voluntary commitment from the taxpayers;
Improve the relationship between the ISTD and the taxpayers, and
Improve productivity and sustainability.
How does the system work?
Through the platform, an e-invoice is issued in compliance with the Income Tax Law No 38 of 2018. Every document is preserved in an organized electronic format and contains the conditions of the tax invoice according to the provisions of the billing affairs and control system.
The registration of the taxpayers on the electronic billing system will be available by entering the website of the ISTD and logging in with the tax number and password. The ISTD will provide support and technical assistance to smoothly take the taxpayers through the workflow.
More information can be found in the guidelines for joining the Jordanian national billing system.