Regulatory updates - Greece

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Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for Greece.
January 2 2024

Latest updates in myDATA reporting include e-invoicing requirements and penalties for non-compliance

The publication of Law 5073/2023 “Measures to Combat Tax Evasion” by the Greek Ministry of Finance on 11 December 2023 introduces significant provisions aimed at strengthening tax compliance within the country

September 22 2023

Greece might implement e-invoicing in 2024

One of Greece’s primary method of combating tax evasion is electronic invoicing, which is proposed to be mandated in the upcoming year.

April 17 2023

Gradual mandatory e-invoicing implementation for public contracts in Greece

The new law concerning the B2G e-invoicing mandate from the Greek Government will cover major public authorities by the mid of 2024. Businesses conducting public contracts will be obliged to issue e-invoices to the governmental entities.

July 16 2021

Greece postpones myDATA platform mandate once again

Considering the effects of the pandemic on the operation of businesses, it has been determined by the Greek authorities that new a schedule is needed for the mandatory transmission of documents and data to the myDATA platform and the interconnection of tax mechanisms with AADE.

March 25 2021

Mandatory digital transmission of accounting data via myDATA postponed to 1 July 2021

Greece deferred myDATA platform mandate to 1 July 2021. Note that the document issued in the grace period still needs reporting through myDATA by 31 October 2021.

August 12 2020

E-book reporting scheme in Greece and e-invoicing: What is what

“If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a cat,” says Pagero’s VP of Regulatory Affairs Nazar Paradivskyy about the language surrounding the new e-book reporting scheme in Greece. Here he clarifies how e-reporting regulations differ from e-invoicing and lays out responsibilities of buyers and sellers under the obligations.

July 8 2020

E-book reporting scheme in Greece, explained

There has been a lot of progression in the digital reporting landscape in Greece. This post will explain the details regarding the e-book reporting scheme in Greece, including the most recent decision A.1138/2020, which was published in the Government Gazette on 22 June 2020.

October 24 2019

Greece: Not one, but two e-invoicing mandates?

The Greek Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has held consultations for their new real-time invoice reporting (RTIR) initiative.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

B2G: Post-audit / Peppol

B2B: Post-audit / Clearance

Mandatory Infrastructure:

– B2G: Peppol

– B2B clearance: myDATA

 – B2B exchange: not regulated

Mandatory Format:

– B2G: EN compliant format, Peppol BIS 3.0 GR CIUS

– B2B clearance: UBL 2.1 GR

– B2B exchange: UBL 2.1 if it is via ASP. Other is not regulated

Mandatory for Issuing:

No explicit requirements

Mandatory for Receiving:

– B2G: All contracting authorities

– B2B: Buyer’s consent required

eSignature:

Not Required

Archiving Period:

5- 10 years. Exceptionally, the 5 year storage period may be extended in specific cases. Each case should be checked ad hoc.

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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