Regulatory updates - Hungary

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Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for Hungary.
June 14 2022

Hungary publishes new message types in Online Számla Rendszer

New ERROR, WARN and INFO messages have been added to the Online Számla Rendszer 3.0.

March 31 2021

Hungary issues clarifications on RTIR obligation in relation to B2C cross-border transactions

On 3 March 2021, the Hungarian tax authority has announced a further extension of the grace period for real-time invoice reporting (RTIR) through 30 June 2021.

March 24 2021

Pagero goes live with real-time invoice reporting in Hungary

Having achieved compliance in Hungary for the upcoming RTIR mandate for B2B and B2C transaction types, Pagero successfully connects customers to the Hungarian tax authority platform to provide a secure and compliant solution for meeting all local requirements.

March 18 2021

CTC requirements overview: Hungary

As of 1 April 2021, real-time invoice reporting (RTIR) will be mandatory for B2B and B2C transactions in Hungary. Our fact sheet will provide you with all you need to know about this country's latest requirements.

March 4 2021

Deadline for the extension of the RTIR obligation in Hungary approaching soon

Starting 1 April 2021, the scope of the real-time invoice reporting (RTIR) obligation will be extended to business-to-customer (B2C) transactions and transactions issued by non-residents.

February 3 2021

New obligation for UK-based companies to appoint a fiscal representative in Hungary

As of 1 January 2021, UK-based companies managing a business in Hungary and not settled in any of the other EU-member states are obliged to appoint a fiscal representative in the country.

September 23 2020

Grace period for Hungary real-time invoice reporting announced

The extension of the Hungary real-time invoice reporting obligation (RTIR) was set to commence as of 1 January 2021. Due to the difficulties caused around the world by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Ministry of Finance has recently announced that there will be a grace period for businesses to comply with the RTIR obligation.

October 3 2018

Hungary introduces business-to-business transaction level reporting

In the battle against the VAT gap, Hungary in July turned its attention to supervising the VAT of sales invoices, by introducing business-to-business transaction level reporting.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

RTIR and Post-audit

Mandatory Infrastructure:

– RTIR: Online Szamla

e-Invoice: No infrastructure

Mandatory Format:

– NAV XML version 3.0 for e-invoicing via Online Számla

– N/A for the rest

Mandatory for Issuing:

– RTIR: All suppliers

e-Invoice: No explicit requirements

Mandatory for Receiving:

Buyer’s consent required


Not Required

Archiving Period:

– Standard: 5 years

– Accounting purposes: 8 years

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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