Public Hungary Author: Kristina Dosen
In Hungary, the updated decree on e-cash registers emphasizes the importance of QR codes and encryption to enhance transaction security. E-cash registers are designed to scan QR codes for multiple purposes, such as receiving encryption keys from customers' devices or capturing essential customer data for invoicing. This capability is critical for maintaining the integrity of transactions and ensuring the confidentiality of customer information.

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Additionally, the document specifies that QR codes are used to receive various types of data including the method of payment and discount codes, which facilitates a more efficient transaction process and improves customer service. The regulation mandates that QR codes facilitate the reception of customer invoice requests, which must include the customer’s email address for electronic invoicing. Encryption keys, obtained via QR codes or other means, are essential for securing communications between e-cash registers and the tax authority’s IT system, protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access.

To support these sophisticated functions, e-cash registers must adhere to stringent technical requirements ensuring their capability to manage encrypted data effectively. This ensures that every transaction is not only streamlined but also meets the rigorous data protection standards mandated by Hungarian regulations. The implementation of QR codes and strong encryption measures in e-cash registers represents a significant advancement in the digitalization of financial transactions, aligning with broader national goals to enhance digital security and efficiency. The document further highlights that QR codes must be scanned to validate the integrity of recorded data, ensuring compliance and accuracy in financial reporting.

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