GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
The group’s main task will be to monitor the uptake of e-invoicing and to help to develop the e-invoicing market across the Member States.
a) to assist the Commission in the monitoring of the development of the e-invoicing market and the e-invoicing adoption level in industry and services
sectors across the Member States
b) to bring about an exchange of experience and good practice that facilitates the emergence of inter-operable e-invoicing solutions
c) to point out problems encountered in particular as regards cross-border transactions and propose appropriate solutions
d) to support and monitor work leading to the adoption of a e-invoice standard data model.
The Commission may consult the group on any matter relating to:
a) Other legislative initiatives that should be taken at Union level to address remaining barriers for the uptake of e-invoicing.
b) Business processes in the financial supply chain that could facilitate the roll-out of e-invoicing, in particular in the field of payments and the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).
c) National and European actions supporting the adoption of e-invoicing, in part
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
Commission Decision of 2 December 2010 (C(2010)8467). Renewed by Article 5 of the Commission Decision of 25 June 2014 (C(2014)4142).