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At a press conference on electronic invoices (E-Invoices) held by the Ministry of Finance on the afternoon of June 1, Deputy Director General of the General Department of Taxation (Ministry of Finance), Mr. Dang Ngoc Minh said: Up to now, there have been 92 .6% of enterprises have used e-invoices. As planned, by June 30, all 100% of businesses must use e-invoices.

 Deputy General Director of General Department of Taxation Dang Ngoc Minh speaks at the press conference.

The e-invoice applied nationwide is an important milestone in the process of accelerating digital transformation, modernizing and simplifying administrative procedures of the tax sector, creating favorable conditions for people and businesses, towards successfully complete the task of collecting the budget. As of May 24, the whole country had 764,314 enterprises, equivalent to 92.6% of the total number of enterprises and 52,778 business households and individuals doing business according to the declaration method registered and converted to use e-invoices.

With the goal that by July 1, all taxpayers who are using invoices as prescribed in Decree 51/2010/ND-CP regulating invoices for selling goods and providing services will switch to using e-invoices according to the provisions of Decree No. Under the provisions of the Law on Tax Administration and Decree No. 123/2020/ND-CP on invoices and documents, the Ministry of Finance has approved the organization, implementation and application of e-invoices according to a 2-phase roadmap.

Phase 1 in 6 provinces and cities (including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Binh Dinh, Phu Tho) from November 21, 2021; Phase 2 in the remaining 57 provinces and cities from April 2022.

“Currently, the Tax sector has applied QRCode for taxpayers to export right on smartphones, so it is very convenient. The time to respond to an e-invoice from the tax authority system is 1/10 second. According to the General Department of Taxation, when all taxpayers use e-invoices, the number of e-invoices in a year is expected to be 6.5-7 billion invoices, an average of 400-500 million e-invoices per month, "Deputy said. Director General Dang Ngoc Minh said.

The implementation of e-invoices will contribute to transforming the way of serving people, management and organization of tax authorities in an automatic direction in order to reform administrative procedures, create facilitation, reduce costs, increase operational productivity of the enterprise; At the same time, it also contributes to transforming the method of managing and using invoices in production and business activities, promoting the development of e-commerce and helping to save costs for businesses and society.

Referring to information about people buying motorbikes and cars when completing registration procedures, the police agency requires a paper invoice even though there is an e-invoice, said Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu, Deputy Director of the Information Technology Department. The General Department of Taxation) said: According to regulations, tax authorities are responsible for providing e-invoice data to relevant agencies to serve state management. Over the past time, the tax authority has coordinated with the local police for the police to directly look up information on the tax authority's system.

"When receiving an e-invoice, people, businesses and organizations can check on the system whether or not a third party uses that e-invoice. As for the management of invoices in general, also according to information from The General Department of Taxation, the Hanoi Police Department has been coordinating with the Hanoi Tax Department to check and handle a case of signs of online invoice trading. If they violate the law, they will be handled according to the provisions of the law", said the representative of the General Department of Taxation. The tax sector also encourages people when buying goods and services to get e-invoices because invoices are civil documents. to determine the origin and value of royalization and as a basis for settling civil disputes.

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