In the framework the “Readiness Of Slovenian E-Invoicing” (ROSE) Action a workshop entitled »Preparing for the EU standard of eInvoice« took place today in Novo mesto in the premises of the Dolenjska and Bela krajina Chamber of Commerce. The workshop provided an introduction into the requirements of the European Directive on eInvoicing for Public Procurement (2014/55/EU), which obliges all budget users and contracting entities in public procurement to receive eInvoices transmitted in EU standard.

The partners of the ROSE Action, 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, which are working on the preparation of the project and technical solutions for Slovenia in order to prepare it for the upcoming changes in the field of eInvoicing, briefed the participants on the new directive, the process and goals of ROSE Action, new EU standard and eSlog 2.0. standard, technical solutions for eInvoices reception and the single eInvoices recipients register.

The Directive 2014/55/EU and the new EU standard for eInvoices bring some changes to the operations of budget users and an entirely new obligation for public companies and private law entities operating on the basis of special or exclusive rights in infrastructure-related activities. Therefore, the workshop attracted the representatives of management, heads of financial services and officials responsible for procurement processes.

A series of workshops in the framework of ROSE Action will be organized across Slovenia, the next workshop is taking place on 29 November in the premises of the Pomurska Chamber of Commerce.