Hereby you can find our latest review of the acceptance of digital receipts in different countries:

Today allowed

  • Australia

  • Belgium (exclusive ruling between Belgian government and Rydoo)

  • Denmark

  • Luxembourg (storage outside Luxembourg must be communicated to tax authorities)

  • The Netherlands

  • UK

  • Spain

  • France

  • US

  • Poland

Allowed - with alterations and difficulties underneath

  • Germany

  • Norway (customer needs access to backup process documentation)

  • Switzerland (ruling possible)

  • Italy (ruling possible)

 -- Alterations:

  • Log moment of digitisation with date, time stamp, and who did digitisation.

  • Make sure scanned document can not be altered.

  • Chronological order of scanned receipts (needs to be noticeable when image has been replaced - again by who and timestamp).

  • Track all changes with Snapshot at every status change.

  • Process needs to be documented.

  • Storage within EU with real time access at all times.

  • Provide a documentation of backup process (when and how often).

-- Difficulties

  • Austria - Storage on hard drive or servers not sufficient.

  • Finland - Digital media must be obtainable in two different places when original has been destroyed.

  • Italy - Digital signature on receipt needed from internal person responsible for e-archiving.

  • Portugal - Digital archiving only allowed after three years / ruling needed for other storage than microfilm.

  • Sweden - Digital archiving only allowed after three years.

  • Switzerland - Ruling advised to be able to throw away receipts.

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