Zakat, Tax and Customs: There is no specific or binding program for the issuance of the electronic invoice

The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority renewed the reminder that there is no specific or binding program for issuing the electronic invoice, and that it may obligate a specific program at a later time.

And the authority’s “Ask Zakat” account stated “via Twitter” in response to a query from a citizen in this regard, that “the electronic billing system used should not be approved by the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority or a third party, for the first stage, and the authority may obligate this requirement.” Later”.

In his inquiry, the citizen said that he has a program that meets all the conditions required in the electronic invoice, so should he purchase another program from a company approved by the Zakat Authority?

The Zakat Authority had previously clarified that, starting from December 4, 2021 AD, all taxpayers residing in the Kingdom who are subject to value added tax, in addition to any party that issues a tax invoice on behalf of the taxpayer subject to value added tax, is required to apply the electronic billing system (invoice).

It added that everyone who engages in an economic activity is required to register in the value-added tax system if annual revenues reach the mandatory limit, which is 375,000 riyals.

As for people whose annual revenues are less than (187,500) riyals, they are not obligated to register for value added tax.

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