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Uruguay e-invoicing CFE

e-invoicing for most businesses since 2019

Mandatory electronic invoicing by certain taxpayers was commenced by the Directorate General of Taxes  DGI in 2012 and has been rolled out to many taxpayers since. It is now obligatory for all enterprises with a tax revenue above UYU 305,000 (approx. €6,000 or $7,200)

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CFE e-invoicing

Uruguay operates e-invoices via the DGI’s portal, CFE (Comprobantes Fiscales Electrónicos).  Taxpayers must first apply for invoice batch authorisation code, CAE (Issuance Authorization Certificates / Constancia para Autorización de Emisión). The CFE then validates the data, and creates approved e-invoices in XML based on data fed through https from accounting and ERPs. The approved invoice is then automatically sent to the customer with a unique digital signature. It may be sent in paper form, too, must must include a QR Code with invoice approval details.

Central and South America e-invoicing


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