From 1 August 2023, you should use XRechnung version 2.3.1 to send your externally created electronic invoices via the ZRE and OZG-RE invoice submission portals.
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Since 12 December 2022, the OZG-RE invoice submission portal has been available with an accessible user interface in line with the Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (BITV 2.0).
The OZG-RE invoice submission portal is now available with an improved web interface for invoice recipients, in line with the Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (BITV 2.0).
Since 01 March 2022, the ZUGFeRD 2.2.0 profile ‘XRECHNUNG’ can also be used to send electronic invoices to invoice recipients in the Federal Administration.
Since 27 November 2020, when it became compulsory for suppliers of the German Federation to submit invoices electronically, the use of the federal invoicesubmission portals and the submission of invoices to them have risen considerably. In December 2020, almost five times as many electronic invoices were receivedthan had been received in November.
The project ‘Introduction of e-invoicing in the Federal Administration’ is an important part of the 9-point plan for digitalisation by State Secretary Dr Richter and was recognised as a flagship project of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community (BMI).