Regulatory updates - Netherlands

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Get the latest news and updates on e-invoicing, e-ordering, e-archiving and indirect tax regulatory requirements for Netherlands.
March 14 2023

The Netherlands introduce e-orders via Peppol

The Netherlands take one more step towards digitalization with e-orders via Peppol for the Government Procurement sector.

February 14 2023

The Netherlands is another Member State to accommodate the ViDA initiative

The government is analyzing the publications of VAT in the Digital Age, expressing a supportive position toward the proposals.

September 27 2022

Dutch public sector to cease all use of SI-UBL 1.2 standard

The Dutch central government has announced it will no longer support the SI-UBL 1.2 standard, beginning 1 January 2023.

May 19 2021

Netherlands looking at e-ordering in Peppol

A public consultation has been launched from 26 April 2021 to 31 May 2021 regarding incorporating a national standard to the Peppol BIS order standard.

March 25 2021

Pagero approved by new Netherlands Peppol Authority

The newly government-led Peppol Authority in the Netherlands approved the use of the Pagero Network for domestic and cross-border Peppol transactions.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

– B2G: Peppol

– B2B: Post-Audit

Mandatory Infrastructure:

– B2G: Digipoort/Peppol

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory Format:

– B2G: Peppol BIS, NL CIUS, SI-UBL

– B2B: N/A

Mandatory for Issuing:

– B2G: Suppliers to Dutch central government

– B2B: no explicit requirements

Mandatory for Receiving:

– B2G: All contracting authorities

– B2B: Buyer’s consent required


Not Required

Archiving Period:

– Movable property: 7 years

– Immovable property: 10 years 

Archiving Abroad:

Allowed under conditions

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