After the introductory activities in the field of informing and educating of the key stakeholders involved in the exchange of eInvoices, “Readiness Of Slovenian E-Invoicing” (ROSE) Action continues to develop new Slovenian standard for eInvoices and exchange hub for eInvoices sent in the EU standard.

New Slovenian standard for eInvoices only a month after announcement of the EN 16931 in the Official Journal of the EU

The European Commission announced the European standard EN 16931 with an executive decision on 16 October 2017. While Slovenian businesses currently use the standard eSlog 1.6, ROSE Action will upgrade the standard in accordance with the recently announced European standard to the new version eSlog 2.0. In order to do so, ROSE Action partners are concluding the preparation of the XML scheme of the new standard and mapping tables between the two standards (1.6 and 2.0), mapping tables for eSlog 2.0 and two eInvoicing syntaxes complyiant with the European standard EN 16931. eSLOG 2.0 documentation will be prepared in Slovenian and English language for software solution and services providers to enable integration of the new eSLOG standard into their solutions.

Exchange hub for the exchange of eInvoices for contracting entities

The Exchange hub will be implemented to support contracting entities, which up until now weren’t obliged to receive eInvoices. The hub will allow organizations to receive and to send eInvoices in eSLOG 2.0 and in other syntaxes for which mapping tables will be prepared in Activity of upgrading of the Slovenian national eInvoicing standard to eSLOG 2.0. It will enable also the visualization of the eInvoice and will be linked to the eInvoice recipients’ entity database. The system will be open in order to enable integration into various ERP systems, accounting programs, and other software solutions.

Educational activities and awareness raising

Since the relatively new European Directive 2014/55/EU brings some new obligations for the European public service providers, ROSE Action aims to approach informing and education of the subjects, affected by the new legislation, in a very active manner. We have already announced the first educative workshops around Slovenia, the first two will take place on 24 November 2017 in Novo mesto and on 29 November 2017 in Murska Sobota. Workshops aim to address the content of the European Directive on eInvoicing in Public Procurement and technical solutions that will enable receipt of the eInvoices in EU standard in Slovenia.

In order to inform the interested audiences and stakeholders in a comprehensive manner, the ROSE Action webpage was recently updated and can be accessed at It offers information on the upcoming reforms and follows the activities of the ROSE Action.

The topics above were discussed at today’s 5th Steering Board meeting of the ROSE Action, Connecting European Facility Action, co-financed by the European Union and implemented by the Public Payments Administration of the Republic of SloveniaChamber of Commerce and Industry of SloveniaZZI d.o.o., Mojdenar IT d.o.o. and Centre for European Perspective.

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