eInvoicing – Ready Software products

eInvoicing-Ready software products are end-user products that have the capability to send or receive invoices via an Australian or New Zealand accredited access point that meets the A-NZ Peppol BIS 3.0 and complies with A-NZ Industry Practice Statement – Invoice Content v1.1 (DOCX, 251KB) best practice terms.

The best practice terms are listed below:

  1. Invoice payment due date
  2. Supplier GST identifier
  3. Supplier contact details
  4. Payee Financial account
  5. Payment remittance information
  6. Additional description
  7. Reference number
  8. Document attachments

The invoice content industry best practice guidelines have been developed in consultation with industry to provide the best chance for real time processing of an invoice through a buyer’s system.

Steps to become an eInvoicing-Ready product

The steps an eInvoicing-Ready software product will complete before being listed on the eInvoicing product register are outlined below:

  1. Submit an eInvoicing Ready application
  2. Due diligence checks completed
  3. Provision of screenshots and product demonstration (for send products only)
  4. Product register website listing

The eInvoicing-Ready software products will have a 12-month validity on their status with products being reviewed annually to maintain eInvoicing-Ready status.

1. Submit an eInvoicing Ready application

Submit application by:

The below outlines the sections of the application and applicability based on your product:

  • Section A: General company and product information (Applicable to all products)
  • Section B: Signing Declaration (Applicable to all products)
  • Section C: Provision of Screenshots (Send solutions ONLY)

In instances where the information provided is insufficient, we will ask you to supplement your application with additional evidence.

We will endeavour to respond to your submission within five business days.

2. Due diligence checks completed

To protect the interests of end-users and the other service providers operating in the network, we will use the information obtained in the application form to conduct a few due diligence checks.

The due diligence checks include:

  • confirmation the entity providing the service is a registered business
  • confirmation the entity providing the service is not insolvent
  • confirmation the entity’s senior office holders are not banned, disqualified or bankrupt
  • criminal record check.

3. Provision of screenshots and product demonstration (for send products only)

Provide screenshots from your user interface or other supporting documentation that highlights how your software product supports data that is rated as ‘Best Practice’ in the A-NZ Industry Practice Statement – Invoice Contentv1.1 (DOCX, 251KB)

After reviewing the screenshots and upon receiving any additional information requested, we will invite you to a short product demonstration session with us.

4. Product register website listing

Upon successful completion of the eInvoicing-Ready steps we will notify you and include your product on our eInvoicing-Ready product register

Contact us

If service providers have questions or would like a meeting to discuss the eInvoicing-Ready assessment process or criteria reach out via either eInvoicing@ato.gov.au or through Online services for DSPs

 

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