MINHAP regulates technical and functional requirements for accounting registry of invoices

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On March 29, a ministerial order was published in the Official Gazette, regulating the technical and functional requirements of the accounting register for invoices. In it, the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration (MINHAP) sets forth certain specifications in order to ensure the integrity, security and interoperability of the different systems.

Since 1 January this year, governments are required to have an accounting register for invoices, as laid down by law 25/2013 of 27 December. This initiative is a precursor to the definitive rollout of Facturae (electronic billing schema developed in Spain), que llegará en 2015, and allows immediate control of economic reality, as it covers all movements made by the Public Administration and its suppliers.

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