E-invoicing model:
  • Post-Clearance
Mandatory file format:
  • Local XML
B2G requirements:
  • DGI
Archiving requirements:
  • 7 Year Period
  • Mandatory


Navigating the global tax compliance landscape successfully is complex and resource-intensive. Every country has a specific and constantly evolving set of legislated e-invoicing requirements.

Non-compliance, intentional or not, can result in significant financial penalties, business disruption, and reputational damage.



  • Country updates
New version of updated schema released The Uruguay government has released a new version of the e-invoicing schema. Resolution 531/2022 contain the updated version.


  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
Reduction in VAT rate Decree No.262/022 has re-introduced the VAT rate for certain products relating to tourism.   Residents can benefit in particular from gastronomic services, provided by bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels, with some exceptions. 


  • Country updates
Release of new e-invoice schema The Uruguay Tax Authorities (DGI) have released an updated version of the e-invoice XSD schema – version This replaces version The new schema is available for download via the following link: https://www.efactura.dgi.gub.uy/files/xsds_fe_1_42_1-zip?es The testing phase of the XSD Schema supporting the country’s electronic invoice mandate will start from 1 October 2022. Changes will enter into production on 1 November 2022. More information is available on the following website: https://www.efactura.dgi.gub.uy/principal/ampliacion_de_contenido/documentos-de-interes?es


  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
Extension of reduced VAT rate in the tourism sector Over the past 2 years, we have seen many countries reduce VAT rates in the tourism sector. As we transition globally to a post-covid era, many countries are continuing to deploy such reduced rates. Uruguay will continue deploying the reduced rate of 9% for certain tourist activities from 30 April 2022 to 30 September 2022, further to Decree No. 140/022.


  • Mandate information
Tax Authority extends deadline for reporting software solutions used to issue electronic invoices

The original deadline for electronic issuers to report any software solutions relating to their e-invoicing and archiving of e-invoices was July 2021, by virtue of Resolution 168/021. This has been delayed until 30 September 2021.  

Resolution No. 1.174/021, published in the Official Gazette of 2 August 2021, confirmed the new deadline, and has been in force since then.

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