German Association for Cash Register and Accounting System Technology in Cashless and Cashless Payment Transactions and its affiliated companies have agreed on a standard for electronic cash receipts. The “Electronic Cash Register Standard” (EKaBS) enables a safe, environmentally and user-friendly alternative to paper receipts. The new standard meets the demands of cash register users and customers to obtain a reliable and easy-to-use replacement for paper receipts.
With the introduction of the obligation for taxpayers in Germany to issue receipts at cash registers, since January 2020, the interest in electronic receipts has increased. In the past, some companies already offered their customers to receive the receipt electronically, but the universal usability and general acceptance of a single solution have been lacking so far. Now, the EKaBS is available to all software developers free of charge. The coding of the document content is based on the proven JSON format already used in the DFKA-Taxonomie-Kassedaten and can therefore be implemented and used quickly for most software manufacturers. With the option of automated verification of the data from the technical safety device (TSE), it also meets the requirements for receipts during a checkout.
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New document was uploaded: EKaBS - Electronic Receipt Standard
This document defines the necessary steps for the standardization of electronic documents (receipts) and the JSON structure which will be used. Read more