By 18th April 2020 all Irish Public Sector Bodies must legally be able to receive and process invoices electronically from their suppliers, as part of a European Directive.
All Sub-Central contracting authorities and contracting entities need legal compliance by April 2020.
Central government departments needed to be compliant by April 2019.
The following public bodies must legally be able to receive and process invoices electronically from their suppliers by the 18th April 2020:
- – Higher Education Institutions – Universities, Institutes of Technology and other colleges.
- – Educational Department Agencies.
- – Primary and Secondary schools (non-ETB).
- – Health Department Agencies
- – Section 38 agencies – funded to provide a defined level of service on behalf of the HSE, such as hospitals.
- – Section 39 agencies – funded by the HSE, to a lesser extent, and provide a range of vital health and disability services across the country, for example charities, community groups, sports bodies and local development partnerships.
- – Agencies and bodies that are under the aegis of Central Government (or Health departments) but are currently outside the scope of the sector shared service programme plans.
If you fall under any of the above categories, contact us today to take your first steps towards ensuring e-invoicing compliance.
If you are still unsure as to whether the Directive applies to you, a member of our team will be glad to assist.