What invoice formats does Comply support?

Thanks to its multi-channel DNA, Comply can handle electronic invoices issued in any digital format and via any platform.

Receiving documents from any data source takes management efficiency to a higher level.

In addition to receiving invoices from the Italian Sistema di Interscambio (SDI) operated by the Italian revenue agency (Agenzia delle Entrate), it is possible to channel documents from the PEPPOL network (the procurement network of public authorities), ZUGfERD, popular EDI networks, countless end-to-end connections, and many other internationally regulated systems, in a fully digital process.

The most widely used standards internationally include:

  • UN/EDIFACT – the United Nations (UN) rules for Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport (EDIFACT).
  • UN/CEFACT (CII) – the United Nations (UN) Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (CEFACT) Cross Industry Invoice (CII).
  • UBL XML – Universal Business Language (UBL) open library of standard electronic XML business documents.
  • PEPPOL BIS 3.0 – the Pan-European Public Procurement Online (PEPPOL) Business Interoperability Specifications (BIS), version 3.0.
  • FACTUR-X and ZUGFeRD – Zentraler User Guide des Forums elektronische Rechnung Deutschland, or the central user guide for electronic invoicing in Germany, and Factur-X (the French name for ZUGFeRD), the hybrid eInvoicing standards used in Germany and France.
  • ANSI X12 EDI 810 – this transaction set transmits the electronic information of paper invoices according to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X12 standard for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) in the North American market.
  • VDA 4938 message – a Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA) or German Association of the Automotive Industry 4938 message is a subset of the EDIFACT INVOIC which was specially designed for automotive processes, and covers the electronic exchange of invoice and credit note data between suppliers and customers.
  • XMLPA – xml of electronic invoices for Public Administration (PA) tenders, generated by the Italian revenue agency’s SdI or Sistema di Interscambio (Italian interchange system).