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3461838 - eDocument Saudi Arabia - simplified invoice and tax invoice


What is the difference between Simplified invoice and tax invoice? Few customers without VAT number in master data but system considers as tax invoice.




A Simplified Tax Invoice is basically a simplified version of a Tax Invoice, in which fewer details are required to be mentioned, as compared to a Tax Invoice.

A Simplified Tax Invoice is to be issued by a registrant for taxable supplies of goods or services in either of the following 2 cases:

  • The recipient is not registered under VAT or
  • The recipient is registered under VAT and consideration for the supply does not exceed AED 10,000


Note: A code specifies the functional type of the Invoice. The source code list is subset of UN/CEFACT code list 1001, D.16B to indicate the document types defined in KSA VAT Law which are Standard/Simplified invoice, Debit note, Credit note, and Self-billed invoice. Please refer the link for details.
Mentioned in help portal


Also refer to below help portal for all further details:

Processing Customer Simplified invoices | SAP Help portal

Processing Customer Tax invoices | SAP Help portal


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