Which are the formats being used on PEPPOL?

PEPPOL defines different formats which can be extended to accommodate local/country restrictions.

The two main formats are PEPPOL BIS 2.0 and PEPPOL BIS 3.0.

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The main changes between BIS 2.0 and 3.0 formats are:

  • Negative amounts and/or grand totals are allowed in invoices.

  • For parties the use of identifiers ISO 6523 changes: use of numbered ids instead of names (example: BE:VAT becomes 9925).