Regulatory updates - Australia

Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements.

Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for Australia.
January 30 2024

Updated Timetable will be in effect for the PINT A-NZ migration

An adjusted plan for the PINT A-NZ migration will be implemented, requiring businesses and service providers in Australia and New Zealand to undertake actions in adherence to the updated changes.

November 22 2023

Australia and New Zealand announce the plans for PINT A-NZ migration

The Australian and New Zealand Peppol Authorities are implementing the PINT A-NZ specification, which will be the mandated version.

July 31 2023

Introduction of a new e-Invoicing hub for businesses in Newcastle

For businesses in the Hunter region of New South Wales, a new e-Invoicing Hub has been established to help increase productivity and fight fraud.

January 18 2022

Australia sets sights on Peppol for B2B e-invoice exchange

In addition to the mandate for Commonwealth government agencies to receive e-invoices by 2022, the Australian Government is now investigating options for the introduction of electronic invoicing in the B2B sector.

June 3 2021

New South Wales accelerates the e-invoicing adoption in Australia

The New South Wales (NSW) governmental agencies are obliged to adopt e-invoicing for goods and services up to the value of AUD 1 million by 1 January 2022. By making this change six months ahead of the national e-invoicing mandate, the Government will become one of the first states to drive the adoption of electronic invoicing in the country.

May 20 2021

Australia announces more funding for e-invoicing adoption

As of 1 July 2022, e-invoicing for all Commonwealth agencies will become mandatory in Australia. To encourage the adoption of electronic invoicing, the Government will provide AUD 15,3 million in funding.

December 11 2020

Australia takes first steps towards national B2B e-invoicing mandate

In addition to the mandate for Commonwealth government agencies to begin e-invoicing by 2022, the Australian Government is now investigating options for mandatory e-invoicing in the private sector.

December 1 2020

Pagero selected for Australian government e-invoicing panel

Pagero has been pre-approved as a service provider for Australian government e-invoicing. In addition to the plan for mandatory government e-invoicing, the Treasury has now opened consultation for options to be considered for mandatory e-invoicing by all businesses.

October 1 2020

Australian Government appoints $3.6m to mandate e-invoice adoption

The Australian Government has announced a new digital business plan to drive Australia’s economic recovery, including $3.6 million AUD towards mandating the adoption of electronic invoicing.

May 28 2020

Pagero accredited for Peppol in Australia and New Zealand

Pagero was approved by both Australian and New Zealand Peppol authorities on 17 March 2020. Australian, New Zealand and global companies can now make use of Peppol’s eDelivery Network in the Trans-Tasman region.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

– B2G: Peppol

– B2B: Post Audit / BER (Peppol)

Mandatory Infrastructure:

– B2G: Peppol

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory Format:

– B2G: Peppol BIS AU-NZ,

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory for Issuing:

Formally, no explicit requirements. Yes, if requested under BER

Mandatory for Receiving:

– B2G: Partially Implemented (Peppol)

– B2B: Buyer’s consent required

eSignature:

Not Required

Archiving Period:

5 years

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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