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Electronic Invoices as PDF/A, According to Italian Law

Italian laws prescribe requirements for electronic documents, their reproduction and storage. The main purpose of the law is to integrate electronic invoices (that only make up a small portion of all documents received by companies) into the inspection system. For the first time, the Italian Government has written a law that refers to PDF/A instead of generic PDF. It might seem like a small detail, but the decree is a part of the “eGov2012” plan and it could be the starting point for officially adopting PDF/A format as a standard in Italy. [...]