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Frictionless E-invoicing in Italy

A value-add invoicing process for you and your Tungsten Network customers

Tungsten Network delivers e-invoicing solutions in Italy for

Why Tungsten Network?

You likely found an intermediary to satisfy the legal requirements of the SdI, however, becoming a member of Tungsten Network provides you and your customers with added benefit. Tungsten Network operates the largest compliant e-invoicing platform globally, keeping your invoice data safe and secure. When you switch to e-invoicing, you will benefit from:

Instant invoice validation

Tungsten Network validates the invoice against Buyer rules allowing you to be notified of errors before the invoice is sent to the SdI resulting in fewer invoice exceptions

Expedited payments processing

Your customer can process the data delivered by Tungsten Network directly into their accounting system which means that they can process your payments more quickly

Real-time status

No more phone calls or emails to an AP help desk. You can track the status of your invoice via Tungsten Network to see when you will get paid

Compliance

As a registered intermediary, Tungsten Network will ensure your network transactions are processed through the Sistema di Interscambio (SdI) keeping you informed of any errors identified by the SdI in the process

Convert POs into invoices

No more keying in invoices. Tungsten Network allows you to receive purchase orders and convert them into invoices at the touch of a button

Archiving

All your invoices are digitally signed, encrypted, and stored within the Tungsten Network image archive, where you can access them anytime

An intermediary satisfies legal requirements. But Tungsten Network takes it one step further.

SdI Direct

Tungsten Network

Invoice validation specific to your customer
Validations to ensure your invoice is compliant
Invoice Status Service via Tungsten Network portal
Data directly into your ERP system
Convert Purchase Orders into invoices
Options to suit your business: Online web portal or direct integration

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Unless your customer has explicitly stated otherwise, please continue to send your invoices via Tungsten Network. Tungsten Network offers features and efficiencies that are not available to your customer if you use a separate process.

Tungsten Network is compelled by law to create a tax-compliant e-invoice for every domestic transaction it processes. This is part of the Terms and Conditions you signed when registering your Tungsten Network account.

Since 1 January 2019, domestic invoices in Italy must be created as a fatturaXML and sent to the SdI for validation, therefore Tungsten Network follows that precise process.

Tungsten Network has already shared an updated Terms and Conditions document with your company. If you would like a copy of the jurisdictional update, please send an email to [email protected] and we will share this with you in Italian or English.

Yes, Tungsten Network is registered as a legal intermediary of the SdI.

It is common for companies to have more than one intermediary, but it is critical that each invoice is only submitted once. To avoid creating duplicate invoices, please ensure that any invoices sent via Tungsten Network are not also sent to another intermediary, and vice versa.

To enquire about sending all of your invoices via a single service provider, please contact [email protected]

As long as there are no duplicates, there is no risk. To avoid creating duplicate invoices, please ensure that any invoices sent via Tungsten Network are not also sent to another intermediary, and vice versa.

To enquire about sending all of your invoices via a single service provider, please contact [email protected]

No, Tungsten Network is a registered intermediary of the SdI and sends all domestic invoices in Italy to the SdI on your behalf. To avoid creating duplicate invoices, you should only submit invoices to your customer via Tungsten Network.

Tungsten Network has already shared an updated Terms and Conditions document with your company. If you would like a copy of the jurisdictional update, please send an email to [email protected] and we will share this with you in Italian or English.

As described above, unless explicitly stated otherwise, your customer expects you to continue sending invoices via Tungsten Network. Tungsten Network offers features and efficiencies that are not available to your customer if you use a separate process.

Tungsten Network is more than an intermediary for the SdI, we offer a holistic electronic invoicing service including features and efficiencies not available to you or your customer if you use a separate process.

Please consult the table below for an overview of the benefits of sending your invoices via Tungsten Network instead of sending directly to the SdI.

SdI Direct

Tungsten Network

Invoice validation specific to your customer
Validations to ensure your invoice is compliant
Invoice Status Service via Tungsten Network portal
Data directly into your ERP system
Convert Purchase Orders into invoices
Options to suit your business: Online web portal or direct integration

From 1 January 2019, all domestic invoices in Italy must be submitted to the SdI for validation. Tungsten Network is a registered intermediary of the SdI and is compelled by law to submit your invoices to the SdI for validation.

Unless explicitly instructed otherwise, your customer expects you to continue to submit invoices via Tungsten Network in the usual way. To avoid creating duplicate invoices, you should only submit invoices to your customer via Tungsten Network.

There are no applicable technical changes in the way you submit invoices via Tungsten Network. Tungsten Network will send your invoices to the SdI for validation, but no technical changes are required from you.

If you experience any problems, please contact support.

Yes. Please continue to send cross-border invoices via Tungsten Network in the usual way. We will ensure that your customers continue to receive these as normal.

It is not a legal requirement to send cross-border invoices to the SdI. Therefore, we will not send these invoices to the SdI by default, however Tungsten Network's holistic accounts receivable solution is able to support this.

To enquire about sending all of your invoices via a single service provider, please contact [email protected]

Tungsten Network supports sequential invoice numbers, but we do not provide them. The supplier provides the invoice number, however Tungsten Network will not allow duplicate numbers.

You can review the status of your invoices on the Invoice status page in the usual way.

The special archive stores a digitally signed pdf invoice image in the TrustWeaver archive in order to comply with specific regulations in Italy, which came into effect on 11 April 2017.

Invoices are collected in the first weekend of every month, at which point the user will be able to see them listed in the special archive. The special archive is charged at standard archiving rates.

The special archive complies with specific regulations in Italy, so Tungsten Network considers it advisable to opt in but it is your choice. For suppliers who opt out the invoice images will be stored only in the standard Tungsten Network archive.

PDF images of your invoice will be stored in the standard Tungsten Network archive. You will also need to archive these in compliance with Italian fiscal regulations.

You can access via the Tungsten Network archive.