When you as an entrepreneur offer services or trade in goods, you are obliged to give an invoice in certain situations. The invoice has an important role in sales tax (VAT). The entrepreneur may only deduct the VAT if the invoice received or sent complies with the legal requirements em>. As a supplier really obliged to issue a full invoice, because since January 1, 2010 even a default penalty (of maximum € span> 4.920, -) can be given if the entrepreneur has handed out an incomplete or incorrect invoice.
Below you will find all the billing requirements for everyone who is liable for VAT:
If you want to invoice digitally, there is one span> em> extra condition attached. The buyer (buyer) must agree with the invoice. The customer may refuse the electronic invoice (e-invoice) if he or she does not want to receive the invoice in digital form. The sent invoice must comply with the statutory invoice requirements and must be included in the administration.
If VAT is changed, this must be explicitly stated on the invoice. This can be done by, for example, adding an extra line as "levy shifted". In addition, you as an entrepreneur are obliged to include the VAT identification number of the customer on the invoice.
From the tax authorities it is mandatory to use a consecutive logical invoice numbering. There should be no holes in that sequence.
The invoices that you can create in Invoice Office meet all the invoice requirements. You can even customize them personally, so that they are completely laid out in your own house style. Creating a invoice is done like this.